5 days in Kranj, Nova Gorica & Koper Itinerary

5 days in Kranj, Nova Gorica & Koper Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Kranj
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Kranj
— 1 night
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 1 night
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Bucharest

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Kranj

— 1 night
The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Brdo Castle, admire the sheer force of Šum Waterfall, then admire the striking features of Firbar's House, and finally identify plant and animal life at Godešič Meadows.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kranj trip planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Kranj is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Kranj. While traveling from Bucharest, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Kranj, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Kranj

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

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Nova Gorica

— 1 night
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), head outdoors with Magma X, and then do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nova Gorica trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kranj to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kranj in August, with highs in Nova Gorica at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors
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Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 13th (Fri), get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and then don't miss a visit to St. Anne's Friary.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Koper itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In August in Koper, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

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