11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia planner

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Make it your trip
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Plague Column, then examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Green Gold Beer Fountain. On your second day here, indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, walk around Three Ponds, then learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery, then explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Maribor itinerary planner.

Berlin, Germany to Maribor is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In July, daytime highs in Maribor are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

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 5th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Piran trip planning app.

Getting from Maribor to Piran by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle to Koper.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:

Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): make a trip to Piazza Tito, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, steep yourself in history at Muda Gate, then do a tasting at Vinakoper, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Koper sightseeing planner.

Koper is just a short distance from Piran. In July, daytime highs in Koper are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Koper

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:

Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Vintgar Gorge has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Fri), stroll through Vintgar Gorge, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then make a trip to Predil Pass, and finally identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bled, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Koper to Bled by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Koper in July: high temperatures in Bled hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Spend the 11th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, stop by Piranske Soline, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:

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.