21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner
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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 10 nights
— 3 nights
— 4 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 2 nights


Ljubljana — 10 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Do your shopping at Galerija Mikame and Galerija Hest. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Zgornje Gorje (Kmetija Pr' Kolenc & Vintgar Gorge), Bled (Colnar - Boatman, Bled Castle, &more) and Postojna (Karst Museum, Postojna Cave, &more). Spend the 14th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 12th (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, stroll around Tivoli Park, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and take in the exciting artwork at Galerija Fotografija.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online holiday planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Museums
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Find places to stay Sep 12 — 22:

Piran — 3 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Head to Nika's Tiny House and Loza Galleryfor some retail therapy. Visit Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, kick back and relax at Zusterna Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Piran holiday builder website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in September: high temperatures in Piran hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:

Maribor — 4 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Head to Jelenov Greben Homestead and UGM I Maribor Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Velenje Beach (in Velenje), Church of Sv. Roka (in Šmarje Pri Jelšah) and Olimje Monastery (in Podčetrtek). And it doesn't end there: enjoy some diversion at Maribor City Park, learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery, and browse the different shops at Europark Maribor.

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You can drive from Piran to Maribor in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, Maribor is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Parks · Beaches · Shopping · Wineries
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Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:

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 30th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, then get around town with Vogel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero journey planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Maribor in September, you will find days in Bohinjsko Jezero are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Bovec.
Nature · Parks · Transportation · Winter Sports
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Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:

Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On your second day here, cruise along Mangart Saddle, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Bovec trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Bovec sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
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Slovenia travel guide

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.