10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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
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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.
On the 18th (Mon), examine the collection at Old Vine House and then take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor travel route planner.

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 your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.
Museums · Parks · Nature
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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.
On the 19th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and then take in the views from Dragon Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

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Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Piran online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Piran. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ilirska Bistrica.
Museums · Childrens Museums
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Ilirska Bistrica — 1 night

Ilirska Bistrica is a town in the Inner Carniola region of southwestern Slovenia. For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ilirska Bistrica online tour planner.

Getting from Piran to Ilirska Bistrica by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Ljubljana.
Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip tool.

You can drive from Ilirska Bistrica to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. In July, Ljubljana is little chillier than Ilirska Bistrica - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Bled.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, head off the coast to Bled Island, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally trek along Vintgar Gorge. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Straža Bled, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bled online trip builder.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: 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 26th (Tue) to allow time 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.
On the 26th (Tue), 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.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bovec day trip planning app.

Drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
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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.