13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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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.
On the 15th (Mon), examine the collection at Old Vine House and then explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site.

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Warsaw, Poland to Maribor is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You'll set off for Velenje on the 16th (Tue).
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With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): test the waters at Terme Dobrna and then explore the world behind art at Velenje Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Velenje day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Velenje takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.
Spas · Museums
Side Trip
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Koper — 3 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 17th (Wed): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Zusterna Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Koper City Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Koper itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Velenje to Koper takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Velenje in August, Koper is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. On the 19th (Fri), you'll travel to Piran.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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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 19th (Fri): walk around Strunjan Nature Reserve, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and then walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park.

For photos and other tourist information, read Piran attractions planning tool.

Piran is very close to Koper. In August in Piran, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.
Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZOO Ljubljana, and then stroll around Tivoli Park.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana visit planner.

Getting from Piran to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bled.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Bohinj and Lake Jasna. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vogel and Straža Bled. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Parasailing & Paragliding & Savica Waterfall), Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Mala Osojnica, admire the sheer force of Martuljek Waterfalls, steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bled day trip website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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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.