18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
2
Bled
— 1 night
3
Izola
— 1 night
4
Piran
— 2 nights
5
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
6
Velenje
— 1 night
7
Maribor
— 4 nights
8
Podčetrtek
— 2 nights
9
Celje
— 2 nights

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, and then kick back and relax at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero attractions planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit
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Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt ©
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt

1
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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, hit the slopes at Straža Bled, thenexplore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, and then head off the coast to Bled Island.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bled sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Izola.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bohinjsko Jezero
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Bled Island ©
Bled Island

1
night
Izola

Izola ©
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, thenkick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Maurus.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Izola trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Bled to Izola takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Izola, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can take a shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Izola

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Koper
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Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Church of St. Maurus ©
Church of St. Maurus

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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 12th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Tartini's House, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, thenget outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Piran sightseeing app.

Piran is just a short distance from Izola. In August, daytime highs in Piran are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, Portorož Beach
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Sečovlje Salina Nature Park ©
Sečovlje Salina Nature Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, shop like a local with Galerija Hest, thenstop by Chocolate store Cukrcek, thentake a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Piran in August, with highs in Ljubljana at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Velenje.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Velenje

Velenje ©
With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Velenje Museum, explore the historical opulence of Velenje Castle, pause for some photo ops at Tito Statue, explore the fascinating underground world of Hell Cave, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Vovk Mill.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Velenje trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Ljubljana to Velenje by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Velenje sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Velenje

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Dobrna, Hell Cave
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Velenje Castle ©
Velenje Castle
Hell Cave ©
Hell Cave
The Vovk Mill ©
The Vovk Mill

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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.
Shop till you drop at Vino Valdhuber and Europark Maribor. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor and Terme Ptuj. Venture out of the city with trips to Ptuj (Ptuj City Tower, Orpheus Monument, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at UGM I Maribor Art Gallery, grab your bike and head to Pekrska Gorca, stroll around Maribor City Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Maribor day trip site.

Traveling by car from Velenje to Maribor takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ptuj, Vino Valdhuber
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Terme Ptuj ©
Terme Ptuj
Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor ©
Franciscan Church ©
Franciscan Church

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Podčetrtek

Podčetrtek ©
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
You've now added Spas to your itinerary. On the 21st (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sv. Roka, get in on the family fun at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Jelenov Greben Homestead, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Wellnes Orhidelia. On your second day here, see the sky in a new way at Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360, thenstep into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle, thenexplore the galleries of Božidar Jakac Art Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Raka Castle.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Podčetrtek holiday app.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Podčetrtek takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Podčetrtek, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Celje.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Historic Sites Spas Museums

Side Trips

Brežice Castle, Božidar Jakac Art Museum, Raka Castle, Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360, Church of Sv. Roka
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Olimje Monastery ©
Olimje Monastery
Raka Castle ©
Raka Castle
Božidar Jakac Art Museum ©
Božidar Jakac Art Museum

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Celje

Celje ©
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel, examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, thentake in the exciting artwork at Gallery of Contemporary Art, thenstep into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and finally stop by Syncerus. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. George, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Žiče Charterhouse, thenmake a trip to Green Gold Beer Fountain, and finally don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Celje online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Podčetrtek to Celje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Celje sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Green Gold Beer Fountain, Žiče Charterhouse, Parish Church of St. George
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Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Žiče Charterhouse ©
Žiče Charterhouse
Parish Church of St. George ©
Parish Church of St. George

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