18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ivančna Gorica
— 2 nights
— 4 nights
— 7 nights
— 4 nights


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 drive to Bled.
Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Fun & Games
Side Trips
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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.
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: Church of St John the Baptist (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and St. Jacob Church (in Škofja Loka). It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bled sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Ivančna Gorica to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ljubljana.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips
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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 ZOO Ljubljana make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). It doesn't end there: walk around Tivoli Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Koper.
Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Museums
Side Trips
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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, Aquarium Piran, 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.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
Side Trips
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Slovenia travel guide

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.