23 days in Slovenia Itinerary

23 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
2
Bled
— 4 nights
3
Maribor
— 2 nights
4
Murska Sobota
— 1 night
5
Ptuj
— 1 night
6
Laško
— 2 nights
7
Piran
— 2 nights
8
Izola
— 1 night
9
Koper
— 1 night
10
Lipica
— 1 night
11
Postojna
— 2 nights

5
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Ljubljana is known for historic sites, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, get outside with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana sightseeing planning tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge

4
nights
Bled

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: Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora), Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). There's lots more to do: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, try for a hole-in-one at Mini Golf Bled, and take in the awesome beauty at Viševnik.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bled trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Bled, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Vršič Pass, Vintgar Gorge, Lake Bohinj, Peričnik Falls
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

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.
On the 11th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, then admire the landmark architecture of Vetrinjski dvor, then do a tasting at Ramšak Winery, and finally do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Plečnik's Church, examine the collection at Maribor Regional Museum, then get your game on at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Maribor trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Maribor sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Murska Sobota.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Plečnik's Church
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:
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Ramšak Winery ©
Ramšak Winery
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat ©
Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat

1
night
Murska Sobota

Murska Sobota ©
Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
On the 13th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Vinarium Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist’s Church, then steep yourself in history at Murska Sobota Castle, and finally learn more about the world around you at Vulkanija Adventure Park.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Murska Sobota trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Murska Sobota takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Murska Sobota

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Vulkanija Adventure Park, St. John the Baptist’s Church, Vinarium Tower
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St. John the Baptist’s Church ©
St. John the Baptist’s Church
Vulkanija Adventure Park ©
Vulkanija Adventure Park
Vinarium Tower ©
Vinarium Tower

1
night
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, then make a trip to Prešernova Street, and finally appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ptuj online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Murska Sobota to Ptuj takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Laško.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums
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Prešernova Street ©
Prešernova Street
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle

2
nights
Laško

Laško ©
Nestled on the banks of the Savinja River, Lasko is both a spa town and home to the country's largest and most famous brewery.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Mozirski Gaj Gardens, then kick back and relax at Velenje Beach, and then walk around Laško Spa Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around City Park, then examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, then examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Laško road trip website.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Laško takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Laško can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Laško

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Celje, Mozirski Gaj Gardens, Velenje Beach
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Velenje Beach ©
Velenje Beach
The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan ©
The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
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 17th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Walls of Piran, admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, then take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, make a trip to Port Piran, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine, then examine the collection at The Museum of Underwater Activities, and finally experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Piran trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Laško to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Laško in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Piran. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Izola.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Fonda Fish Farm
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Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Walls of Piran ©
Walls of Piran

1
night
Izola

Izola ©
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get outside with Šalet Tunnel, then enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, and then stroll around Park Pietro Coppo.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Izola day trip planning site.

Izola is very close to Piran. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Koper.

Things to do in Izola

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Šalet Tunnel ©
Šalet Tunnel

1
night
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Histria Botanica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Koper travel itinerary planner.

Koper is just a short distance from Izola. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Koper

Breweries & Distilleries · Classes · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
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Histria Botanica ©
Histria Botanica
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower

1
night
Lipica

Lipica ©
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
On the 21st (Mon), try to win big at Grand Casino Lipica and then brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum Tabor.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lipica trip builder tool.

You can drive from Koper to Lipica in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Lipica, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Lipica

Casinos · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Military Museum Tabor
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Grand Casino Lipica ©
Grand Casino Lipica
Military Museum Tabor ©
Military Museum Tabor

2
nights
Postojna

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Postojna Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna tour itinerary maker website.

Postojna is very close to Lipica. In September, Postojna is a bit cooler than Lipica - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Cerknica Lake, Wine Tours & Tastings, Škocjan Caves, Cross Cave
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves