10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner
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Maribor
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Piran
— 1 night
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Ilirska Bistrica
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 1 night
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Maribor — 1 night

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): examine the collection at Old Vine House and then explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Maribor trip builder tool.

Mikulov, Czech Republic to Maribor is an approximately 4-hour car ride. July in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.
Museums · Nature · Parks
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Ljubljana — 1 night

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Piran.
Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Adventure · Tours
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Piran — 1 night

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Piran attractions planning app.

Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Piran. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ilirska Bistrica.
Museums · Childrens Museums
Side Trip
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Ilirska Bistrica — 1 night

Ilirska Bistrica is a town in the Inner Carniola region of southwestern Slovenia. To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ilirska Bistrica trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Ilirska Bistrica in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ljubljana.
Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip builder.

Getting from Ilirska Bistrica to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, Ljubljana is slightly colder than Ilirska Bistrica - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bled.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 21st (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally stroll through Vintgar Gorge. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bled tour itinerary planning app.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Bovec.
Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours
Side Trip
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Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Bovec, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.