11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Piran
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Škofja Loka
— 3 nights
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 1 night
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Piran

— 2 nights
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 16th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and then take in the waterfront at Port Piran. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Tito.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Piran trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Piran is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Shopping

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Postojna

— 2 nights
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Predjama Castle has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle and then look for gifts at Guštarna.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna route tool.

Drive from Piran to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Postojna is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Škofja Loka

— 3 nights
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Explore Škofja Loka's surroundings by going to Velika Planina (in Stahovica), Volčji Potok Arboretum (in Radomlje) and Franja Partisan Hospital (in Cerkno). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park, take in the views from Capuchin Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of St. Jacob Church, and admire the local landmark of Fountain of Love.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Škofja Loka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Škofja Loka 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 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Maribor

— 2 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Ptuj Castle (in Ptuj), Celje (Celje Forest Tree House & Celje Castle) and Spas (in Podčetrtek). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Old Vine House, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Škofja Loka to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Winter Sports

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Piran

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Piran trip website.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Piran takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Maribor in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites
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Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.