22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 6 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 6 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Amsterdam

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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Velika Planina (in Stahovica), Logar Valley Landscape Park (in Solčava) and Postojna (The Secret Rooms of Hotel Jama, Postojna Cave, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, stroll around Tivoli Park, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip builder app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, you will find days in Ljubljana are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bled.
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Bled — 6 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 Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Vogel), Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Bled, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. You'll set off for Maribor on the 26th (Wed).
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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.
Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Lovrenc Lakes (in Zreče), Prešernova Street (in Ptuj) and Celje Castle (in Celje). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, get to know the fascinating history of Lent, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and admire the striking features of Vetrinjski dvor.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor route planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Maribor, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nova Gorica.
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Nova Gorica — 6 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nova Gorica: Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica), Tolmin (Tolmin Castle & Tolmin Gorge) and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nova Gorica visit planner.

Getting from Maribor to Nova Gorica by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Nova Gorica are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car 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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