18 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 14 nights
2
Idrija
— 3 nights

14
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to The Russian Chapel (in Kranjska Gora), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Lake Bohinj, &more). Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: visit Ljubljana Old Town, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana sightseeing planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Idrija.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bled, Piran, Bohinjsko Jezero, Postojna, The Russian Chapel
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Tivoli Park ©
Tivoli Park

3
nights
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 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Francis's Shaft, thendelve into the distant past at Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob, thenget engrossed in the history at Tolmin Museum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital, see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, thenlearn about all things military at Idrija War Museum, and finally browse the exhibits of Gewerkenegg Castle.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Idrija trip planning app.

Getting from Ljubljana to Idrija by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Idrija

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tolmin, Franja Partisan Hospital
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Hg Smeltery ©
Hg Smeltery
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Tolmin Gorge ©
Tolmin Gorge

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