17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 4 nights
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Koper
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ptuj
— 1 night
Drive
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Murska Sobota
— 1 night
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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.
Shop till you drop at Dali and Zakladi Slovenije. Get some cultural insight at Prešeren Award Winners Gallery and Layer House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve & Liznjekova house), Bohinjsko Jezero (Hike&Bike Slovenia & Church of St John the Baptist) and Martuljek Waterfalls (in Gozd Martuljek). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, and examine the collection at Museum of Apiculture.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled travel route builder.

Villach, Austria to Bled is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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4
nights
Koper

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Loza Gallery and Nika's Tiny House. Step out of the city life by going to Strunjan Nature Reserve and Bananaway. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, step into the grandiose world of Socerb Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Koper trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bled to Koper takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bled in September, expect Koper to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:

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nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Škofja Loka Castle and National Museum of Contemporary History. Step out of Ljubljana with an excursion to Velika Planina in Stahovica--about 50 minutes away. Dedicate the 18th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, walk around Tivoli Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ljubljana Central Market.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana road trip planner.

You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Koper in September; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Slovenska Bistrica Castle and Trg Svobode Square will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Maribor City Park and Pekrska Gorca. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery, explore the world behind art at Jewish Tower, savor the flavors at Big Guy's Wine Tour, and make a trip to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor.

Discover how to plan a Maribor trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Maribor are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ptuj.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Ptuj

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): appreciate the history behind Sveti Florijan Statue and then don't miss a visit to Town Hall.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ptuj online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Maribor to Ptuj in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Murska Sobota.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:

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Murska Sobota

Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Lendava Castle and then do a tasting at Radgonske Gorice.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Murska Sobota vacation maker website.

You can drive from Ptuj to Murska Sobota in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Murska Sobota can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Murska Sobota

Shopping · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:

Slovenia travel guide

4.3
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.