19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bled
— 3 nights
2
Maribor
— 2 nights
3
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
4
Koper
— 6 nights
5
Portorož
— 4 nights

3
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 19th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Vintgar Gorge, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bled trip tool.

Reutte, Austria to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Reutte in September, expect nights in Bled to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and finally admire the local landmark of Green Gold Beer Fountain. Keep things going the next day: walk around Maribor City Park, explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, take in the views from Old Bridge (Drava Bridge), then stroll around Three Ponds, and finally examine the collection at Old Vine House.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Maribor trip planner.

Drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ptuj Castle, Green Gold Beer Fountain, Celje Castle
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Pyramid Archaeological Site ©
Pyramid Archaeological Site
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort ©
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort
Maribor City Park ©
Maribor City Park

2
nights
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 23rd (Wed): look for gifts at Guštarna, then Head underground at Postojna Cave, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online tour planner.

Take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Postojna
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

6
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Escape the urban bustle at Škocjan Caves and Dragonja. Get out of town with these interesting Koper side-trips: Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica), Solkan Bridge (in Solkan) and Šmartno (in Kojsko). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, do a tasting at Vino Zorz, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and scramble along the landscape with Onnose Adventures.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Koper driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in September, expect Koper to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to catch the shuttle to Portorož.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Nova Gorica, Lipica Stud Farm, Sežana Botanical Garden, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Štanjel Castle
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Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve ©
Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve

4
nights
Portorož

Portorož ©
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Get outdoors at Bananaway and All Year eBiking. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, and walk around Forma Viva.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Portorož road trip planner.

Portorož is just a short distance from Koper. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Outdoors · Casinos

Side Trips

Piran, Sečovlje Salina Nature Park
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Portorož Beach ©
Portorož Beach
Sečovlje Salina Nature Park ©
Sečovlje Salina Nature Park
All Year eBiking ©
All Year eBiking

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