/ Climb Slovenia or Croatia?
When are you going and what climbing area in Slovenia do you plan to visit? It's a approx. 4hrs drive from Paklenica to Slovenia - unless there are traffic jams (quite common in high season).
The only issue I can think of is that you are supposed to get one of those sticker things for the Slovenian motorways but there's a decent chance your hire car will have one already. It's probably worth asking.
Ah, the vignettes.. weekly vignette costs 15 EUR, monthly one 30EUR.
FWIW in 2009 we flew to Ljubljana and drove to Istria (north-east Croatia), about 2h to the border then another hour through Croatia to our villa near Moscenicka Draga. We drove through a good amount of Slovenian climbing spots but didn't stop because the Slovenia guidebook we had was full of HARD grades only! Paklenica is a fair bit farther south in Croatia (and very big!). We had ten days total and the trip was a combination of freediving and climbing. Didn't go sightseeing.
If you are going to be based in Paklenica why do you feel a need to go to Slovenia too? Fair enough you have 17 days but you'll use two half days going to and from Slovenia I imagine!
I've done a similar trip:
Flew to Venice, car hire, sightseeing
Drive North through Trieste, climbing at Napoleonica
Into Slovenia, climbing at Mija Pec and surrounds
Drove down to Paklenica, climbing, sightseeing, islands etc. Was an easy drive
Drove back up the coast road to Istrian Peninsula, climbing, sightseeing, all very beautiful and retro-Italian
Back to Venice.
Brilliant couple of weeks :)
It was more expensive to hire in Slo, although it was last minute so I probably got stung there.
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