18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Piran
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Škocjan
— 3 nights

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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 18th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve and then head outdoors with Šalet Tunnel.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran road trip app.

Durham, UK to Piran is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Durham to Piran. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Durham in July; daily highs in Piran reach 35°C and lows reach 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Strunjan Nature Reserve, Šalet Tunnel
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve

3
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Bovec

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
River Rafting & Tubing has been added to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Ravelnik Open Air Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Soča Valley and Zelenci Nature Reserve. Step out of Bovec with an excursion to Planica Valley in Rateče--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Fort Kluze, make a trip to Fort Hermann, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, and take some stellar pictures from Mangart Saddle.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec online road trip planner.

Getting from Piran to Bovec by bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Piran in July, with highs in Bovec at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
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Zelenci Nature Reserve ©
Zelenci Nature Reserve
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) ©
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
Planica Valley ©
Planica Valley

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 23rd (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero journey tool.

Traveling by bus from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Oplen House Museum
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Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum
Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming ©
Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist

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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 some cultural insight at Old Vine House and Franciscan Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Žiče Charterhouse and Aškerčev Square. Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God (in Ptuj), Arch-parochial Church of St. Martin (in Laško) and Celje (Museum of Recent History Celje & Celje Regional Museum). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Prešernova Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of Grajski Trg square, see the interesting displays at Maribor Regional Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plague Column.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. July in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Ptuj, Laško, Celje, Žiče Charterhouse
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Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House
Žiče Charterhouse ©
Žiče Charterhouse
Prešernova Street ©
Prešernova Street

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Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some cultural insight at Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Appreciate the collections at Škofja Loka Castle and National Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Lake Jasna (in Kranjska Gora), Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum (in Idrija) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and walk around Tivoli Park.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana online travel planner.

You can take a train from Maribor to Ljubljana in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Jasna, Old Town Centre of Radovljica, Škofja Loka Castle, Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, Peričnik Falls
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Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica
Škofja Loka Castle ©
Škofja Loka Castle

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Škocjan

Škocjan ©
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Paintball Materia and then don't miss a visit to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nanos Plateau.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Škocjan travel planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Škocjan in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra, Nanos Plateau, Paintball Materia
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Nanos Plateau ©
Nanos Plateau
Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra ©
Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra