20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + Shuttle:  18 h 15 min
1
Bled
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Solčava
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Slovenj Gradec
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Lendava
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Ivanjkovci
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
7
Ptuj
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
8
Celje
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  24 h
End: Seattle

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.
You've now added Church of St John the Baptist to your itinerary. Let the collections at Skofja Loka Castle & Museum and Čebelarski muzej Radovljica capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Soca Valley and Ojstrica. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bled Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Church, and take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bled trip maker .

Seattle, USA to Bled is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time is 9 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Bled

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Radovljica, Church of St John the Baptist, Škofja Loka Castle, Soca Valley
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Bled Island ©
Bled Island
Škofja Loka Castle ©
Škofja Loka Castle
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley

3
nights
Solčava

Solčava ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sveti Duh as well as Kapela Kristusa Kralja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Sveti Duh, don't miss a visit to Kapela Kristusa Kralja, and then take a memorable drive along Solčava Panoramic Road.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Solčava holiday planner .

Getting from Bled to Solčava by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Solčava are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Slovenj Gradec.

Things to do in Solčava

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trips

Plecnik Monument, Gradisko Lake, Preskar Museum
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Solčava Panoramic Road ©
Solčava Panoramic Road
Cerkev Marije Snezne ©
Cerkev Marije Snezne
Gradisko Lake ©
Gradisko Lake

1
night
Slovenj Gradec

Slovenj Gradec ©
Slovenj Gradec is a town in northern Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Dravograd, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George, then take an in-depth tour of Museum Slovenj Gradec, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Elizabeth, and finally see the interesting displays at Rojstna Hisa Huga Wolfa Slovenj Gradec.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Slovenj Gradec tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Solčava to Slovenj Gradec takes 1.5 hours. July in Slovenj Gradec sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Maribor.

Things to do in Slovenj Gradec

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Dravograd
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Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Main Square of Maribor as well as Old Bridge (Drava Bridge). Explore hidden gems such as Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor and Piramida (Pyramid Hill). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Franciscan Church and Maribor Cathedral (Church of St John the Baptist). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Old Vine House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Florian Column, appreciate the extensive heritage of Grajski Trg square, and explore the ancient world of Water Tower.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Maribor visit planning website .

Getting from Slovenj Gradec to Maribor by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Ivanjkovci.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Franciscan Church ©
Franciscan Church

1
night
Lendava

Lendava ©
A small town with big appeal, Lendava features a number of important buildings, including the monumental theater designed by a Hungarian architect.
For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lendava road trip planner .

You can drive from Maribor to Lendava in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ivanjkovci.

Things to do in Lendava

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Culture Square
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Synagogue Lendava ©
Synagogue Lendava
Lendava Castle ©
Lendava Castle
Vinarium Tower ©
Vinarium Tower

3
nights
Ivanjkovci

Ivanjkovci ©
Ivanjkovci is a settlement in the Municipality of Ormož in northeastern Slovenia. On the 1st (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Jeruzalem Church, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist’s Church, and then appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj, examine the collection at Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad), then don't miss a visit to Slovenski trg Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Minorite Monastery and St Peter and St Paul church.

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

Drive from Lendava to Ivanjkovci in an hour. You will leave for Ptuj on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Ivanjkovci

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ptuj, St. John the Baptist’s Church
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Jeruzalem Church ©
Jeruzalem Church
Terme Ptuj ©
Terme Ptuj
Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad) ©
Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad)

few
hours
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilika Mariahilf and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Berg Boc.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ptuj trip planning tool .

You can drive from Ivanjkovci to Ptuj in an hour. August in Ptuj sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Celje.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Berg Boc
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Basilika Mariahilf ©
Basilika Mariahilf
Berg Boc ©
Berg Boc

4
nights
Celje

Celje ©
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Step off the beaten path and head to Sevnica Castle and Podsreda Castle (grad Podsreda). Your inner history buff will appreciate Celje Castle and The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church. Change things up with a short trip to Raka Castle in Raka (about 56 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Prince's Palace, explore the historical opulence of Tabor Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Cecilia Church, and make a trip to Almshouse.

To see reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Celje trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Ptuj to Celje in an hour. Another option is to take a train. August in Celje sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 59°F at night. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Raka Castle, Sevnica Castle, Tabor Castle, Podsreda Castle (grad Podsreda)
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Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Sevnica Castle ©
Sevnica Castle
Raka Castle ©
Raka Castle

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