14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Slovenska Bistrica
— 1 day
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Loče pri Poljčanah
— 1 night
Drive
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Šentilj v Slovenskih Goricah
— 2 nights

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Maribor

— 2 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): walk around Three Ponds, explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Old Vine House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): pause for some photo ops at National Liberation Monument, fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj, then see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Ptuj City Tower.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Maribor road trip planning app.

If you are flying in from Ukraine, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Slovenska Bistrica.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:

Slovenska Bistrica

— 1 day
Slovenska Bistrica is a town south of Maribor in eastern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Slovenska Bistrica Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Pragersko Railway Station, then explore the activities along Black Lake, and finally make a trip to Oplotnica Mansion.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Slovenska Bistrica itinerary app.

Slovenska Bistrica is very close to Maribor. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Slovenska Bistrica

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:

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 (Sun), Head underground at Postojna Cave, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then stop by Zakladi Slovenije, and finally walk around Tivoli Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana road trip planning website.

Getting from Slovenska Bistrica to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:

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 25th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Piazza Tito, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Koper trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Koper. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 27th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, and finally pedal to the sights with Hike&Bike Slovenia.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero vacation planner.

You can drive from Koper to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in August, expect Bohinjsko Jezero to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bled road trip website.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bled in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Loče pri Poljčanah.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:

Loče pri Poljčanah

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sv. Roka, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. George, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Žiče Charterhouse, and finally indulge your senses at Zlati Grič Wine Cellar.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Loče pri Poljčanah online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Loče pri Poljčanah takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Šentilj v Slovenskih Goricah.

Things to do in Loče pri Poljčanah

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:

Šentilj v Slovenskih Goricah

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): try your luck at Casino Mond, then learn about winemaking at Dveri Pax Winery, and then look for gifts at Vino Valdhuber.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Šentilj v Slovenskih Goricah day trip planning site.

Getting from Loče pri Poljčanah to Šentilj v Slovenskih Goricah by car takes about an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Šentilj v Slovenskih Goricah can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C.

Things to do in Šentilj v Slovenskih Goricah

Wineries · Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:

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.