18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour planner

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Shuttle
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights

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Maribor

— 2 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pyramid Archaeological Site and Old Vine House. Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Podčetrtek (Haler Homestead, Spas, &more), Celje (The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, Celje Castle, &more) and Noordung Centre (in Vitanje). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Trg Svobode Square.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Maribor travel planner.

Ljubljana to Maribor is an approximately 1.5-hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In January in Maribor, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 24 — 26:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Take a break from the city and head to Vršič Pass and Peričnik Falls. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zgornjesavska Valley and Intersport Bernik. The adventure continues: make a trip to The Russian Chapel, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, explore the activities along Ledine Intermittent Lake, and hit the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora tour itinerary planning site.

Drive from Maribor to Kranjska Gora in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 26 — 29:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 nights
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 30th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Spas · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 29 — 31:

Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and finally make a trip to Italian Charnel House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, examine the collection at Cheese Museum of Kobarid, then take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tolmin trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Tolmin takes 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in January, with highs in Tolmin at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Rocco/ Cerkev sv. Roka, make a trip to Walls of Piran, admire the striking features of Mestna loza - Piran, take in the exciting artwork at Tartini's House, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally trot along with Lipica Stud Farm.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Piran trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in Piran, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:

Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River. Explore hidden gems such as Straža Bled and Zipline. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Cross Cave (in Grahovo), Trzic Old Town (in Tržič) and Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours). The adventure continues: stroll around Congress Square (Kongresni trg), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and don't miss a visit to Gornji Trg.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary maker app.

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. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in February: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 5°C and lows are around -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 4 — 10:

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.