25 days in Slovenia Itinerary

25 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Ptuj
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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Metlika
— 1 night
Drive
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Kočevje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kojsko
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 3 nights
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Ptuj — 1 night

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George and then get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist’s Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jeruzalem Church, then awaken your taste buds at Izletnisko - Vinogradniska Kmetija Ratek, and finally pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read Ptuj online route builder.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ptuj is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Amsterdam in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ptuj, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Maribor.
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Maribor — 3 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: City Park (in Celje) and Laško (Aškerčev Square & Laško Spa Park). There's much more to do: indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, do a tasting at Dveri Pax Winery, and stroll around Three Ponds.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Maribor trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ptuj to Maribor by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Metlika.
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Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:

Metlika — 1 night

Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at River Krupa Spring, contemplate the waterfront views at Kolpa River, and then see the interesting displays at Bela Krajina Museum.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Metlika trip planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Metlika in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in Metlika can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kočevje.
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Kočevje — 2 nights

Together with the Krokar primeval forest, which is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Kočevje Region makes for a truly mystical forest landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): make a trip to Veliki Rog, examine the collection at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Krokar Primeval Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Stična Abbey, and then take in the pleasant sights at Pristava Tourist Village.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kočevje road trip planning app.

Drive from Metlika to Kočevje in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Metlika in August, Kočevje is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 3 nights

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Step out of Bohinjsko Jezero with an excursion to Pocar Farm in Mojstrana--about 42 minutes away. On the 24th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, get around town with Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kočevje to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Kočevje in August, things will get slightly colder in Bohinjsko Jezero: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Rateče (Three Country Border & Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline) and Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve, Vršič Pass, &more). There's much more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Virje Waterfall, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Bovec attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kojsko.
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Kojsko — 2 nights

Bring your camera for your holiday in Kojsko, sitting pretty on a hillside.
On the 29th (Sun), make a trip to Gonjače Viewing Tower, stroll around Sabotin - Peace Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Sabotin Park Miru. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Šmartno, head outdoors with Krčnik Troughs, and then snap pictures at Kanal Bridge.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Kojsko road trip planning site.

Drive from Bovec to Kojsko in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in August, with highs in Kojsko at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 4 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Go for a jaunt from Piran to Šempas to see Lepa Vida Boutique Winery about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, stroll around Forma Viva, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran route maker app.

Drive from Kojsko to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Piran are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Predjama.
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Predjama — 1 night

Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nanos Plateau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Predjama route planner.

You can drive from Piran to Predjama in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Postojna.
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Postojna — 3 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Postojna side-trips: Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Idrija Kamšt (in Idrija). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, view the masterpieces at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, and contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna day trip planning app.

Postojna is just a stone's throw from Predjama. In September, daytime highs in Postojna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to fly 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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