19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lipica
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
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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 Parasailing & Paragliding and Velika Planina. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ljubljana Old Town and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Venture out of the city with trips to Preskar Museum (in Stahovica) and Škofja Loka Castle (in Škofja Loka). Dedicate the 9th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana journey maker site.

Berlin, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:

Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 12th (Sat), examine the collection at Old Vine House, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, then don't miss a visit to Vetrinjski dvor, and finally do a tasting at Vino Gaube.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip builder.

Take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Maribor are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:

Postojna

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): Head underground at Postojna Cave, then examine the collection at Karst Museum, then Head underground at Planina Cave, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park. Keep things going the next day: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, examine the collection at Hg Smeltery, then see the interesting displays at Toplar Double Hayrack, and finally step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Postojna visit site.

You can drive from Maribor to Postojna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:

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 15th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then look for all kinds of wild species at Debeli Rtič Landscape Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church, then stroll through Portorož Beach, and finally walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Piran trip planner.

You can 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 September, expect Piran to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:

Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm, examine the collection at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, then play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica, and finally learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lipica day trip website.

Traveling by car from Piran to Lipica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Lipica are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Golf

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

Bohinjska Bistrica

— 4 nights
Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Get some cultural insight at Church of St. Nicholas and Ravelnik Open Air Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mostnica Gorge and Soča Valley. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bohinjska Bistrica: Bovec (Boka Waterfall, Virje Waterfall, &more) and Kozjak Waterfall (in Kobarid). There's lots more to do: get the adrenaline pumping with Hike&Bike Slovenia, admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bohinjska Bistrica online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lipica to Bohinjska Bistrica takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lipica in September: high temperatures in Bohinjska Bistrica hover around 21°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Escape the urban bustle at Parasailing & Paragliding and Mala Osojnica. Explore hidden gems such as Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Vršič Pass. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana), The Russian Chapel (in Kranjska Gora) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the dramatic scenery at Iglica Waterfall, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bled trip planner.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Bohinjska Bistrica. In September, daytime highs in Bled are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 25:

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.

Slovenian Istria travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · Churches