24 days in Slovenia Itinerary

24 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Krasnoyarsk
Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
1
Kranj
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Izola
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Novo Mesto
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Maribor
— 5 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Celje
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h
End: Krasnoyarsk

5
nights
Kranj

Kranj ©
The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kranj: Solčava (Rinka Waterfall, Sveti Duh, &more), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Kobarid (Italian Charnel House, Kobarid Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, appreciate the history behind Prešeren Grove, take in the views from Capuchin Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Kokra Canyon.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kranj trip itinerary planner.

Krasnoyarsk, Russia to Kranj is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Krasnoyarsk to Kranj. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Izola.

Things to do in Kranj

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Solčava, Kobarid, Škofja Loka, Franja Partisan Hospital, Franciscan Monastery
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Kozjak Waterfall ©
Kozjak Waterfall
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum
Italian Charnel House
Italian Charnel House

6
nights
Izola

Izola ©
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave), Cerknica Lake (in Cerknica) and Museo Militare Di Pivka (in Pivka). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Izola route builder website.

Traveling by car from Kranj to Izola takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kranj in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Izola, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Izola

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Piran, Koper, Postojna, Portorož, Cerknica Lake
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

2
nights
Novo Mesto

Novo Mesto
Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stroll around Otočec Castle Park, then tee off at Golf Grad Otocec, then step into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle, and finally Head underground at Kostanjevica Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Franciscan Monastery Novo mesto, contemplate the long history of Breg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Novo Mesto Cathedral, then take in the pleasant sights at Trška Gora Hill, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Novo Mesto online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Izola to Novo Mesto in 2 hours. August in Novo Mesto sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Spas, Kostanjevica Cave, Brežice Castle
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Novo Mesto Cathedral
Novo Mesto Cathedral
Otočec Castle Park ©
Otočec Castle Park
Brežice Castle ©
Brežice Castle

5
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.
Take a break from Maribor with a short trip to Ptuj Castle in Ptuj, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, delve into the distant past at Water Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral, and test your team's savvy at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Maribor road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Novo Mesto to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Celje.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Ptuj
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Celje side-trips: Mozirski Gaj Gardens (in Mozirje), Olimje Monastery (in Podčetrtek) and Velenje Beach (in Velenje). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, stop by Syncerus, and make a trip to Lake Šmartno.

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You can drive from Maribor to Celje in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Celje are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Celje

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Velenje, Mozirski Gaj Gardens, Green Gold Beer Fountain, Hell Cave, Olimje Monastery
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Mestni park ©
Mestni park
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Lake Šmartno ©
Lake Šmartno

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