19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
8
Zgornje Gorje
— 1 night
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Postojna — 1 night

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): Head underground at Škocjan Caves and then visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Postojna trip itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Postojna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Postojna, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Piran.
Nature · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
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Find places to stay Jul 2 — 3:

Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran trip planning tool.

Drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Piran, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stroll around Tivoli Park, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Ljubljana online trip itinerary maker.

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 a bit cooler weather when traveling from Piran in July: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ptuj.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:

Ptuj — 2 nights

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 8th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Rogatec Open Air Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, and then get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist’s Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Jeruzalem Church, then learn about winemaking at Wineries & Vineyards, and finally appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ptuj visit planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Ptuj by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Maribor.
Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours
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Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:

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.
When in Maribor, make a side trip to see Velenje Beach in Velenje, approximately Velenje away. Next up on the itinerary: indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat, explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Maribor online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Ptuj to Maribor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Maribor are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Beaches
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Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:

Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 13th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge. Keep things going the next day: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bovec itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bovec takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. When traveling from Maribor in July, plan for slightly colder days in Bovec, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Nature · Parks · Adventure · Tours
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Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:

Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

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 15th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, stroll through Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zgornje Gorje.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

Zgornje Gorje — 1 night

Nestled in a green valley and surrounded by rolling hills, Zgornje Gorje is dominated by the spire of the parish church in the center of the village.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall, then Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, then hike along Vintgar Gorge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zgornje Gorje planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Zgornje Gorje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bled.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails
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Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:

Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, awaken your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mala Osojnica, and take some stellar pictures from Straža Bled.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Bled trip planner.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Zgornje Gorje. In July in Bled, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:

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.