17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Taxi
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Portorož
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dublin Airport

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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Let the collections at Snežnik Castle and City Museum of Ljubljana capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Ljubljana Castle and Ursuline Church of the Holy Trinity. Step out of Ljubljana with an excursion to Predjama Castle in Postojna--about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary builder.

Dublin, Ireland to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Ljubljana. While traveling from Dublin, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Side Trips

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Liznjekova house and Slovenian Alpine Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming and Fort Kluze. Change things up with these side-trips from Kranjska Gora: Fort Hermann (in Bovec), Bridge of Napoleon (in Kobarid) and Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

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Piran

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 14th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, learn about winemaking at Vinakoper, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Piran trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kranjska Gora in September: high temperatures in Piran hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Piran

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:

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Portorož

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Visit Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and Muda Gate for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Lipica Stud Farm in Lipica (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, relax and rejuvenate at Adria Ankaran Wellness Centre, and stroll through Portorož Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Portorož tour itinerary builder app.

Portorož is just a short distance from Piran. September in Portorož sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Portorož

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:

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Maribor

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 19th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, delve into the distant past at Water Tower, then contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj, and finally see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral, examine the collection at Maribor Regional Museum, and then examine the collection at Museum of National Liberation.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Maribor road trip website.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Maribor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portorož in September, expect Maribor to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:

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.