12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranj
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 1 day
Taxi
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Radovljica
— 1 night
Drive
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Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini
— 1 night
Drive
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Vuzenica
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 4 nights

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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 23rd (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House, examine the collection at City Museum of Ljubljana, then go for a walk through Breg Embankment, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Contemporary History, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana journey planner.

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kranj.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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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.
On the 24th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Godešič Meadows, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Annunciation of Mary, then explore the striking landscape at St. Jošt Church, then admire the sheer force of Šum Waterfall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Šmarjetna Mountain.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kranj planner.

Kranj is very close to Ljubljana. In August, daily temperatures in Kranj can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 1 day

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 25th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Sorrowful Mother of God, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Church in Vrba, contemplate the long history of France Preseren's Birth House - museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cerkev sv. Radegunde na Bregu, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Martin, and finally get all the equipment you need at Polka Dot Cycling.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

Bled is just a short distance from Kranj. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Radovljica.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trip
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Radovljica — 1 night

Radovljica is a medieval town right at the footsteps of the Julian Alps.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Železniki Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Primoz Church, identify plant and animal life at Dovzan Gorge, explore the fascinating underground world of St. Anna Mine, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Apiculture, and finally get curious at Museum of Pharmacy and Alchemy.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Radovljica online attractions planner.

Radovljica is just a stone's throw from Bled. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini.
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Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Eko Muzej, explore the fascinating underground world of Hell Cave, step into the grandiose world of Castle Komenda, then ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, and finally delve into the distant past at Roman Necropolis.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Radovljica to Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August, daytime highs in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vuzenica.
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Vuzenica — 1 night

Vuzenica is a town and a municipality in northern Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Pistrov Castle.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vuzenica trip planner.

Drive from Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini to Vuzenica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Maribor.
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Highlights from your trip

Maribor — 4 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Visit Slovenska Bistrica Castle and Church of Sv. Roka for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Dveri Pax Winery and Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Rogatec Open Air Museum (in Rogatec) and Ptuj (Prešernova Street, Church of St. George, &more). There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent, indulge in some personalized pampering at Perfect Body, and admire the masterpieces at Jewish Tower.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Maribor day trip website.

Getting from Vuzenica to Maribor by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C.
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Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Tours
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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.
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Koroška travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Monuments · Gift & Specialty Shops