11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour planner

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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Celje
— 1 night
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Kranj
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Novo Mesto
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 1 night
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Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 24th (Mon), examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, make a trip to Prešernova Street, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, and finally pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument.

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Ljubljana to Ptuj is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ptuj can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You will leave for Celje on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Eko Muzej, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, then examine the collection at Museum of Recent History Celje, and finally see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Celje road trip website.

Drive from Ptuj to Celje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Celje are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Kranj.

Things to do in Celje

Museums · Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

Kranj

— 1 night
The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Škrlovec Tower and then get engrossed in the history at Khislstein Castle.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kranj road trip planning app.

You can drive from Celje to Kranj in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a train. August in Kranj sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Kranj

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Let the collections at Magical World of Shells Museum and Mediadom Pyrhani capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave) and Nika's Tiny House (in Piran). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Galerija Hest, explore the ancient world of City Museum of Ljubljana, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip maker tool.

Ljubljana is just a stone's throw from Kranj. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:

Novo Mesto

Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. On the 30th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Monastery.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Novo Mesto trip builder app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Novo Mesto in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Novo Mesto are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:
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Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 31st (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, then make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, and then see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kranjska Gora vacation planner.

Drive from Novo Mesto to Kranjska Gora in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Novo Mesto in August, things will get a bit cooler in Kranjska Gora: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Wildlife · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:

Bled

— 2 nights
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 1st (Tue): get the adrenaline pumping with Adventure Rafting Bled, hike along Vintgar Gorge, and then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Hostages, then examine the collection at Museum of Apiculture, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bled Island.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled trip planner.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:

Bohinjska Bistrica

— 1 night
Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, and then paddle through the water with Sport4fun.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjska Bistrica sightseeing planner.

Bohinjska Bistrica is just a stone's throw from Bled. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

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.