18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Kobarid
— 5 nights
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Izola
— 3 nights
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Maribor
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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Triglav National Park, Bled Island, &more), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's lots more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip maker.

Vienna, Austria to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Kobarid

— 5 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kobarid: Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing, Virje Waterfall, &more), Vogel (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and Bjana (in Dobrovo). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kobarid trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Kobarid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Izola.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 26:

Izola

— 3 nights
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Venture out of the city with trips to Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). The adventure continues: make a trip to Tartini Square, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, and see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Izola trip itinerary website.

Drive from Kobarid to Izola in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kobarid in June; daily highs in Izola reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Beaches · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Maribor

— 4 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Maribor is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: savor the flavors at Big Guy's Wine Tour, do a tasting at Ramšak Winery, walk around Three Ponds, and explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Maribor trip planner.

You can drive from Izola to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

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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.