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Austria, Slovenia, and Italy Itinerary - thoughts?

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Portland-Munich (via Amsterdam) early September:

Fly into Munich
Sleep in Munich (1 night)
Train to Hallstatt, Austria
Sleep in Hallstatt (1 night)
Train to Graz
Sleep in Graz (1 night - may optionally skip)
Train to Maribor, Slovenia
Sleep in Maribor (2 nights - including day trip to Ptuj)
Train to Ljubljana
Sleep in Ljubljana (2 nights)
Pick up rental car
Drive to Bled
Sleep in Bled (2 nights - day trip to Lake Bohinj)
Drive to Kobarid (through Julian Alps)
Sleep in Kobarid (1 night)
Drive to Piran; stop at Lipica, caves.
Drop car in Piran
Sleep in Piran (1 night)
Early bus to Trieste; Train to Venice; few hours in Venice; Train to Pisa
Sleep in Pisa (2 nights - day trip to Lucca)
Train to Genoa (stop in Cinque Terre)
Sleep in Genoa (1 or 2 nights, TBD)
Train to Milan
Fly to Amsterdam (mid-afternoon direct flight)
Sleep in Amsterdam (1 night)
Fly back to Portland

I enjoyed Ljubljana very much in 2009 on the way to Croatia and want to see more of Slovenia, so that's the original basis for this trip. Flying into/out of Slovenia directly is more expensive than flying into/out of the neighboring countries, so I'll use the money saved on airfare toward lodging costs (somewhat). I don't need much of an excuse to go back to Italy - but I've been to Venice twice before and think a few hours stop-over will suffice this time. I've done a day trip to Pisa before too and want to return to see more of the city beyond just the Field of Miracles and the grungy area around the central station. (Plus, they just finished cleaning the Tower.) Would love to spend a few hours back in the Cinque Terre even if not doing a lot of hiking (like the last time), so I think a stop on the way to Genoa will suffice in a few of the towns.

Any thoughts or comments about things I may have missed or overlooked? Yes, there's a lot of train travel, but I enjoy traveling by train in Europe. I am probably skipping Salzburg (I have an extra day or two to play with), just because it seems way too touristy, and I'm not a huge Mozart fan (I found Vienna pleasant but not particularly exciting, to give you an idea of my travel preferences). I might also add a night later in Italy or somewhere else in Slovenia or Austria.

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