10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday maker

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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 1 night
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Celje
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Predjama
— 1 night
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, then make a trip to Ptuj City Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Ptuj holiday maker website.

Strasbourg, France to Ptuj is an approximately 9-hour car ride. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): indulge your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, stroll around Three Ponds, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, and finally do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Maribor road trip website.

You can drive from Ptuj to Maribor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Celje.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:

Celje

— 1 night
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
On the 17th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum of Recent History Celje, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, stroll around City Park, then see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, and finally explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Celje day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Celje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Celje, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Celje

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Island, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). Spend the 20th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, stroll around Tivoli Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and ponder the world of politics at Town Hall.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip site.

You can drive from Celje to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Predjama

— 1 night
Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. On the 21st (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nanos Plateau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Predjama trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Ljubljana to Predjama by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Piran.

Things to do in Predjama

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:

Piran

— 2 nights
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 22nd (Tue): examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, then don't miss a visit to Port Piran, and finally get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Mediadom Pyrhani, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Piran vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Predjama to Piran takes 1.5 hours. September in Piran sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:

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.