20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Solčava
— 1 night
Drive
7
Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
8
Predjama
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, &more). Spend the 1st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: visit Ljubljana Old Town, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and ponder the world of politics at Town Hall.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip app.

Dallas, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dallas to Ljubljana, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dallas in September: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 68°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.
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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj). Spend the 2nd (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planning tool.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Bled sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Piran.
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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 5th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, and finally experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Piran trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Bled to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bled in October: high temperatures in Piran hover around 67°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bovec.
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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 7th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Virje Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec vacation maker site.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in October, things will get slightly colder in Bovec: highs are around 57°F and lows about 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 2 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 9th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then take in the awesome beauty at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, and then glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Triglav.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kranjska Gora road trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Solčava.
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Solčava — 1 night

Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Mary of the Snow, then stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Solčava vacation builder website.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Solčava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Maribor.
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Laško Spa Park (in Laško), Ptuj (Church of St. George & Prešernova Street) and City Park (in Celje). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, stroll around Three Ponds, and do a tasting at Vino Gaube.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Maribor trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Predjama.
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Predjama — 2 nights

Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nanos Plateau and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Predjama trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Predjama takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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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.
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