16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
2
Bled
— 2 nights
3
Maribor
— 1 night
4
Ptuj
— 1 night
5
Celje
— 1 night
6
Stahovica
— Few hours
7
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
8
Idrija
— 1 night
9
Postojna
— 3 nights
10
Portorož
— 2 nights

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night
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora trip itinerary builder.

Milan, Italy to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Milan in August: high temperatures in Kranjska Gora hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna
The Russian Chapel ©
The Russian Chapel

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nights
Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then hike along Vintgar Gorge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled trip app.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bled sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

1
night
Maribor

Maribor
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Maribor trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Maribor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ptuj.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 19th (Wed), examine the collection at Dominican Monastery, steep yourself in history at Terme Ptuj, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, thendon't miss a visit to Ptuj City Tower, and finally appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ptuj trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Maribor to Ptuj in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ptuj are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Thu) before leaving for Celje.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Museums
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Terme Ptuj ©
Terme Ptuj
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Orpheus Monument ©
Orpheus Monument

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Celje

Celje ©
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno, thensee the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Celje online route planner.

Getting from Ptuj to Celje by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In August, daytime highs in Celje are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Stahovica.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites Museums
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Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Lake Šmartno ©
Lake Šmartno
Celje Regional Museum
Celje Regional Museum

few
hours
Stahovica

Stahovica ©
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
On the 21st (Fri), stroll through Krvavec, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Immaculate Conception.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Stahovica tour builder site.

Drive from Celje to Stahovica in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Stahovica, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Stahovica

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kamnik, Krvavec
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Velika Planina ©
Velika Planina
Krvavec ©
Krvavec
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 21st (Fri), see the interesting displays at Tiporenesansa and then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally make a trip to Ljubljana Castle.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Stahovica to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for Idrija.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge

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night
Idrija

Idrija ©
While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, browse the exhibits of Gewerkenegg Castle, thenappreciate the history behind Franja Partisan Hospital, and finally explore the ancient world of Divje Babe Archaeological Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Idrija day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Idrija takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Idrija can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Postojna.

Things to do in Idrija

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cerkno
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Franja Partisan Hospital ©
Franja Partisan Hospital
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Gewerkenegg Castle ©
Gewerkenegg Castle

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Postojna

Postojna ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Postojna Cave as well as Škocjan Caves. It doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Postojna road trip website.

You can drive from Idrija to Postojna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Postojna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Škocjan Caves
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

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Portorož

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.
Portorož is known for beaches, casinos, and baths. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Tartini Square, walk around Forma Viva, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, and find your balance on the water with Bananaway.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Portorož day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Portorož takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in August, Portorož is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Piran, Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

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