13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Klagenfurt, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 4 nights
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Vilnius


Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You've now added Mestni Trg to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and St. Martin's Parish Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and National Museum of Contemporary History. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Galerija Mikame (in Bled), Church of St. John the Baptist (in Zasip) and Idrija (Francis's Shaft & Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, stroll around Tivoli Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ljubljana Central Market.

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Vilnius, Lithuania to Ljubljana is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Vilnius to Ljubljana is minus 1 hour. December in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Piran.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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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 27th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Duka Gallery, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Underwater Activities, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church. On the next day, contemplate the long history of First of May Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter, get to know the fascinating history of Kidrič Street, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Koper City Beach.

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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 December, things will get a bit warmer in Piran: highs are around 12°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kobarid.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:

Kobarid — 1 night

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): examine the collection at Cheese Museum of Kobarid, trek along Krampež Waterfall, hike along Koseč Gorges, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, then contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and finally make a trip to Tolmin Castle.

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Getting from Piran to Kobarid by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Piran in December; daily highs in Kobarid reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.
Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum, identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, fly down the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border, then make a trip to Prisank Mountain Window, and finally examine the collection at Liznjekova house.

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Traveling by car from Kobarid to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.
Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Side Trip
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Maribor — 3 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kids will enjoy Velenje Beach and Franciscan Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Žiče Charterhouse and Maribor Regional Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Jelenov Greben Homestead (in Podčetrtek), Rogatec Open Air Museum (in Rogatec) and Ptuj (Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God & Prešernova Street). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museum of National Liberation, don't miss a visit to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, take in the views from Old Bridge, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent.

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Drive from Kranjska Gora to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Maribor, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -3°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Slovenia travel guide

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.