18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia planner

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Bled
— 4 nights
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
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Podčetrtek
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 3 nights
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Piran
— 3 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 1 night
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Bled

— 4 nights
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 Lake Bohinj and Savica Waterfall. Visiting Vintgar Gorge and Viševnik will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Zelenci Nature Reserve, &more). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, examine the collection at Museum of Apiculture, take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, and stroll through Bled Island.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bled trip itinerary builder.

Cherbourg-Octeville, France to Bled is an approximately 15.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Cherbourg-Octeville in July, expect nights in Bled to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. On the 17th (Sat), you'll travel to Ptuj.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:

Ptuj

— 2 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 17th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Plečnik's Church, then examine the collection at Krapje Beekeeping Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist’s Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ormoz Castle.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ptuj attractions planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ptuj in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Ptuj sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Ptuj

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

Podčetrtek

— 3 nights
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Visit Celje Castle and Olimje Monastery for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Church of Sv. Roka and The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Jelenov Greben Homestead, laugh and play at Thermal Park Aquluna, and find something for the whole family at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Podčetrtek trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ptuj to Podčetrtek by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Podčetrtek are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:

Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 22nd (Thu), get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and finally ponder the world of politics at Town Hall.

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You can drive from Podčetrtek to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:

Postojna

— 3 nights
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Predjama Castle and Tourist Information Centre - Galerija. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cross Cave and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, look for gifts at Guštarna, see the interesting displays at Karst Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Petelinje.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Postojna trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Postojna are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll set off for Piran on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You'll explore and learn at Magical World of Shells Museum and Mediadom Pyrhani. St. George's Church and Church of St. Bernardine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church, shop like a local with Nika's Tiny House, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Piran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Piran, with lows of 21°C. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:

Nova Gorica

— 1 night
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): head outdoors with Magma X and then explore the historical opulence of Branik Castle.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nova Gorica day trip planning site.

Drive from Piran to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:

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.