17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Vipava
— 3 nights
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Maribor
— 3 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Portorož
— 4 nights

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Vipava

Vipava ©
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Franja Partisan Hospital. Štanjel Castle and Vino Zorz are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Vipava: Sveta Trojica (in Vrhnika), Idrija (Miner's House, Gewerkenegg Castle, &more) and Natural Bathing Place Lajšt (in Spodnja Idrija). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Winery Tilia Estate, view the masterpieces at Lojze Spacal Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Daniel.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vipava online driving holiday planner.

Naples, Italy to Vipava is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, daily temperatures in Vipava can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Bled.

Things to do in Vipava

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Idrija, Štanjel, Franja Partisan Hospital, Sveta Trojica, Natural Bathing Place Lajšt
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Štanjel Castle ©
Štanjel Castle
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Franja Partisan Hospital ©
Franja Partisan Hospital

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Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Velika Planina and Mala Osojnica. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Church of St John the Baptist and Little Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Martuljek Waterfalls (in Gozd Martuljek), Kranjska Gora (Zgornjesavska Valley, The Russian Chapel, &more) and Planica Nordic Centre (in Rateče). Next up on the itinerary: push the limits with Hike&Bike Slovenia, examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, contemplate the long history of France Preseren's Birth House - museum, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Vipava to Bled in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Bled is a bit cooler than Vipava - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Bohinjsko Jezero, Martuljek Waterfalls, Museum of Apiculture, Pokljuka Gorge
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Velika Planina ©
Velika Planina
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica
Zelenci Nature Reserve ©
Zelenci Nature Reserve

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Celje Regional Museum and Franciscan Church. Explore hidden gems such as Pyramid Archaeological Site and Plague Column. When in Maribor, make a side trip to see Lake Šmartno in Celje, approximately Celje away. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat, examine the collection at Maribor Regional Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor day trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Celje
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Celje Regional Museum
Celje Regional Museum
Franciscan Church ©
Franciscan Church
Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat ©
Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat

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Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 23rd (Sun), take in the waterfront at Port Piran, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then examine the collection at The Museum of Underwater Activities, and finally engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Piran road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Piran takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Maribor in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum ©
Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum
Scuba & Snorkeling
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity and Muda Gate. We've included these beaches for you: Strunjan Nature Reserve and Portorož Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Svetilnik Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Piazza Tito, ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain, and examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Portorož day trip website.

Portorož is very close to Piran. In August in Portorož, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Koper, Izola, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Parenzana ©
Parenzana
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity

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