18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Koper
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Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Velenje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Trenta
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Zurich

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Koper

— 3 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Relax by the water at Portorož Beach and Zusterna Beach. Family-friendly places like Strunjan Nature Reserve and St. George's Church will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Koper City Beach, examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, explore the historical opulence of Socerb Castle, and look for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Koper attractions website.

Zurich, Switzerland to Koper is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Zurich, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Koper, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 14:

Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Parasailing & Paragliding. Kids will enjoy Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Cankarjevo Nabrežje. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in June, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Ljubljana. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sat) before leaving for Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:

Maribor

— 3 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Pyramid Archaeological Site and Maribor City Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lent and Plečnik's Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci) and Ptuj (Church of St. George, Prešernova Street, &more).

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Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Velenje.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:

Velenje

— 2 nights
With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Bring the kids along to Velenje Beach and The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia. Explore hidden gems such as Celje Castle and La Vita Spa & Beauty. Go for a jaunt from Velenje to Celje to see Prince's Palace about 40 minutes away. It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Velenje Museum and appreciate the history behind Tito Statue.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Velenje online travel route planner.

Drive from Maribor to Velenje in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Velenje

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

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 day by day itinerary now includes Triglav National Park as well as Soča Valley. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Bohinj and Mostnica Gorge. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zipline and Martuljek Waterfalls. Take a break from Bled with a short trip to Zelenci Nature Reserve in Kranjska Gora, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, get great views at Ojstrica, admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, and head off the coast to Bled Island.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bled day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Velenje to Bled takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Trenta.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:

Trenta

— 1 night
Trenta is a settlement in the Municipality of Bovec in the traditional Gorizia region in western Slovenia.It lies on the upper Soča river in the Goriška region, the northern part of the Slovene Littoral, along the road from Bovec up to Vršič Pass. On the 28th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Trenta trip planner.

Drive from Bled to Trenta in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Trenta

Parks
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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.