16 days in Alpine Slovenia, Ljubljana & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Alpine Slovenia, Ljubljana & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Mežica
— 1 day
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Mozirje
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Postojna
— 7 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Wroclaw

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Mežica

— 1 day
Mežica is a town and a municipality in northern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, then examine the collection at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Black Hole Trail.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mežica trip planner.

Wroclaw, Poland to Mežica is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Mozirje.

Things to do in Mežica

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

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Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:

Mozirje

— 1 night
Nature lovers can spend much of their Mozirje vacation hiking or cycling the tracks and roads of the flat areas around town.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Tito Statue, appreciate the views at Savinjska, then make a trip to Mozirski Gaj Gardens, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Church.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mozirje day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Mežica to Mozirje takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Mozirje can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Mozirje

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Union Experience and Town Hall. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, walk around Tivoli Park, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Mozirje to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:

Postojna

— 7 nights
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Step out of the city life by going to Postojna Cave and Škocjan Caves. Step off the beaten path and head to Cross Cave and Planina Cave. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Postojna: Lake Bloke (in Nova Vas), Slivnica (in Cerknica) and Natural Bathing Place Lajšt (in Spodnja Idrija). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, do a tasting at Vinakras Sežana, explore the landscape on two wheels at Notranjski Regional Park, and examine the collection at Karst Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Postojna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Postojna are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 15:

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 16th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Portorož Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Piran online tour planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in August, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Koroška travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Monuments · History Museums