12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Litija
— 2 nights
Drive
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Celje
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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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 (Triglav National Park, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Next up on the itinerary: visit Ljubljana Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Ljubljana. In May, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Litija.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 2:

Litija — 2 nights

Litija is a town in the Litija Basin in central Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Bogenšperk Castle, go for a walk through Pristava Tourist Village, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stična Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): head outdoors with Adventure Park Geoss, contemplate the waterfront views at Gradisko Lake, and then examine the collection at Land of Hayracks.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Litija tour planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Litija in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Litija can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Celje.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:

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 5th (Sun): walk around City Park, then make a trip to Celje Water Tower, then see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, and finally don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Celje travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Litija to Celje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Celje are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Maribor.
Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 5:

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, and then don't miss a visit to Vetrinjski dvor.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Maribor road trip planning app.

You can drive from Celje to Maribor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Koper.
Tours · Parks · Wineries
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 6:

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 (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Port Piran. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Friary.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Koper trip site.

Drive from Maribor to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Koper can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Postojna.
Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Childrens Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): Head underground at Planina Cave, then Head underground at Postojna Cave, then stop by Guštarna, and finally awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Koper to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Postojna when traveling from Koper in June, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:

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.