16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 5 nights
Drive
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Vipava
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Žalec
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights

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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get a sense of the local culture at Bled Castle and Oplen House Museum. Get some historical perspective at Bled Island and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj, Vogel, &more) and Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina). Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get great views at Mala Osojnica, and hit the slopes at Straža Bled.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bled trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vipava.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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2
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Vipava

Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then indulge your senses at Vino Zorz, and then step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, then explore the historical opulence of Gewerkenegg Castle, and then gain insight at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum.

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Traveling by car from Bled to Vipava takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Bled in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Vipava: highs are around 28°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Vipava

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

2
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 6th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bovec road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vipava to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Vipava in September, expect Bovec to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

1
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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.
To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. You will leave for Ljubljana on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Galerija Hest, then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and finally take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary site.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Žalec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

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Žalec

Occupying the shores of the Savinja River in central Slovenia, Zalec remains famous for its beer fountain, the first one in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Hell Cave, examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, then take an in-depth tour of Eko Muzej, and finally ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Žalec trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Ljubljana to Žalec in an hour. September in Žalec sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Maribor.

Things to do in Žalec

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

2
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Lent and The Minorite Monastery of Saints Peter and Paul. Get in touch with nature at Maribor City Park and Pyramid Archaeological Site. Take a break from Maribor with a short trip to Ptuj Castle in Ptuj, about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Old Vine House, delve into the distant past at Water Tower, don't miss a visit to Maribor Synagogue, and contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Maribor online tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Žalec to Maribor by car takes about an hour. September in Maribor sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

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.