11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Celje
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
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Škofja Loka
— 1 night
Drive
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Vipava
— 1 night
Drive
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Predjama
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Tenerife Norte Airport

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, admire the striking features of Vetrinjski dvor, then learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Vino Gaube.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Maribor online itinerary planner.

San Cristobal de La Laguna, Spain to Maribor is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Cristobal de La Laguna to Maribor. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Cristobal de La Laguna in August since evenings lows in Maribor dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Celje.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:

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 8th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno, then examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, and then examine the collection at Museum of Recent History Celje.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Celje travel route builder site.

You can drive from Maribor to Celje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Celje

Museums
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
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 9th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, visit Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): walk around Tivoli Park, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Seminary Palace and Library, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana visit planning tool.

Drive from Celje to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:

Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): head off the coast to Bled Island, trek along Vintgar Gorge, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bled travel planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:

Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and then don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora road trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Kranjska Gora by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. August in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:

Škofja Loka

— 1 night
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): trek along Mount Blegoš, take in the dramatic natural features at St. Jošt Church, then make a trip to Tunnels Under Old Kranj, and finally contemplate the long history of Marian and Holy Trinity Columns.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Škofja Loka travel route planning tool.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Škofja Loka in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vipava.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

Vipava

— 1 night
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
On the 14th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Winery Tilia Estate, take in nature's colorful creations at Ferrari Garden, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally awaken your taste buds at Vino Zorz.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vipava trip app.

Getting from Škofja Loka to Vipava by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Vipava when traveling from Škofja Loka in August, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Vipava

Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

Predjama

— 2 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje and then take in the awesome beauty at Nanos Plateau.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Predjama day trip planning app.

You can drive from Vipava to Predjama in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Predjama

Trails · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

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.