23 days in Slovenia Itinerary

23 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner

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Bled
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Celje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Podčetrtek
— 2 nights
Drive
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Metlika
— 1 night
Drive
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Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights

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Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana), Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna & Vršič Pass) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Lake Bohinj, &more). Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: hike along Vintgar Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, get great views at Straža Bled, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bled tour itinerary builder tool.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 20:

Kobarid

— 5 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Explore Kobarid's surroundings by going to Bovec (Virje Waterfall & Kayaking & Canoeing). There's much more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get engrossed in the history at Drežnica Village, take in the views from Bridge of Napoleon, and make a trip to Italian Charnel House.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kobarid online trip builder.

Drive from Bled to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kobarid are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 25:

Ljubljana

— 3 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 Logar Valley Landscape Park (in Solčava) and Velika Planina (in Stahovica). Spend the 27th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana journey maker app.

You can drive from Kobarid to Ljubljana in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Celje.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:

Celje

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum, explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, then make a trip to Celje Water Tower, and finally examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj, ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, and then make a trip to Lake Šmartno.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Celje trip itinerary site.

Drive from Ljubljana to Celje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:

Podčetrtek

— 2 nights
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
On the 31st (Tue), see the sky in a new way at Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360, test the waters at Terme Čatež, and then step into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Jelenov Greben Homestead, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery, and then try out the rides at Thermal Park Aquluna.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Podčetrtek itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Celje to Podčetrtek takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Podčetrtek are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Metlika.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:

Metlika

— 1 night
Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the activities along Kolpa River, explore the world behind art at Galerija Kambič, and then see the interesting displays at Bela Krajina Museum.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Metlika holiday planner.

Getting from Podčetrtek to Metlika by car takes about 2 hours. September in Metlika sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Škocjan.

Things to do in Metlika

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 2:

Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Sežana Botanical Garden has been added to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Fri), Head underground at Škocjan Caves and then admire the natural beauty at Sežana Botanical Garden.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Škocjan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Metlika to Škocjan takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Piran is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Tartini Square, walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Piran trip planner.

Traveling by car from Škocjan to Piran takes an hour. In September in Piran, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 6:

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.