13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Start: Ljubljana
1
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Ptuj
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
End: Ljubljana

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Popular historic sites such as Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Škofja Loka Castle are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Idrija (Gewerkenegg Castle, Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, &more) and Municipial Museum of Radovljica (in Radovljica). The adventure continues: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Ljubljana. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Idrija, Radovljica, Škofja Loka Castle
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Škofja Loka Castle ©
Škofja Loka Castle
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica

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Piran

Piran
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get some cultural insight at St. George's Church and Rojac Istra Slovenija Winery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Magical World of Shells Museum and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tartini Square, kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Zusterna Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Piran trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in September, things will get a bit warmer in Piran: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ptuj.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Koper, Svetilnik Beach, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Portoroz Beach
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

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Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Get some historical perspective at Celje Castle and Prince's Palace. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas and Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel. Explore Ptuj's surroundings by going to Celje (Almshouse & St. Cecilia Church), Rogatec Open Air Museum (in Rogatec) and Haler Homestead (in Podčetrtek). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George, take in panoramic vistas at Ptuj City Tower, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Slovenski trg Square.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ptuj road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ptuj takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Piran in September, with highs in Ptuj at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Spas Museums

Side Trips

Celje, Podčetrtek, Rogatec Open Air Museum
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Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Spas

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Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kobarid Museum and Ravelnik Open Air Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Kozjak Waterfall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kranjska Gora: Peričnik Waterfall (in Mojstrana), Italian Charnel House (in Kobarid) and Bovec (Virje Waterfall & Predil Pass). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, explore the activities along Lake Jasna, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Kekec.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora trip planning tool.

Getting from Ptuj to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Ptuj in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kranjska Gora: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bovec, Kobarid, Peričnik Waterfall
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Zipline
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum
Ravelnik Open Air Museum ©
Ravelnik Open Air Museum