18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner

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Ivančna Gorica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 4 nights

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Ivančna Gorica

— 2 nights
Ivančna Gorica is a settlement and a municipality in central Slovenia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Žužemberk Castle, Bogenšperk Castle and Stična Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Stična Abbey, then explore the historical opulence of Bogenšperk Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Žužemberk Castle.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ivančna Gorica online journey planner.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In August, daytime highs in Ivančna Gorica are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bled.

Things to do in Ivančna Gorica

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Golden Horn Fairyland, Vogel, Boat Bohinj, and other attractions. Attractions like Bled Castle and Bled Island make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: St. Jacob Church (in Škofja Loka) and Church of St John the Baptist (in Bohinjsko Jezero). There's more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Ivančna Gorica to Bled takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:

Ljubljana

— 7 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Predjama Castle, Volčji Potok Arboretum, St. Bartholomew's Church, and other attractions you added. Attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Tivoli Park make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 23:

Koper

— 4 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Portorož Beach, Piran Aquarium, Piran Walking Tour, and other attractions you added. Attractions like Magical World of Shells Museum and Praetorian Palace make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Koper to Lipica to see Lipica Stud Farm about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain, and admire the natural beauty at Sežana Botanical Garden.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Koper online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Koper, with lows of 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Koper

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 27:

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.