25 days in Slovenia Itinerary

25 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Fly:  5 h
1
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
2
Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Stahovica
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
7
Zgornje Gorje
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
8
Bled
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Paris

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Krizna Jama Cave will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Škofja Loka Castle. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary planning tool.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Krizna Jama Cave, Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, Škofja Loka Castle
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Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Škofja Loka Castle ©
Škofja Loka Castle

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ptuj Castle and Celje Regional Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Vine House and Vinogradi Horvat. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah) and Zupnijska cerkev sv. Marije - Ptujskogorske Matere Bozje (in Ptuj). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Presernova street, learn about winemaking at Ptuj Wine Cellar, appreciate the history behind National Liberation Monument, and pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Maribor itinerary planning site.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Stahovica.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Ptuj, Žiče Charterhouse, Celje Regional Museum
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Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House
Žiče Charterhouse ©
Žiče Charterhouse

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nights
Stahovica

Stahovica ©
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Roman Necropolis and Zaprice Castle. Get in touch with nature at Velika Planina and Golf Arboretum. Get out of town with these interesting Stahovica side-trips: Gradisko Lake (in Lukovica) and The Grom Motorcycle Museum (in Vransko). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Little Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mary of the Snows Chapel, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Immaculate Conception, and contemplate the long history of Hribar's Villa.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Stahovica online holiday planner.

Getting from Maribor to Stahovica by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Stahovica can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Stahovica

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kamnik, Cerklje, Golf Arboretum, Roman Necropolis, Gradisko Lake
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Velika Planina ©
Velika Planina
The Grom Motorcycle Museum ©
The Grom Motorcycle Museum
Little Castle ©
Little Castle

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nights
Piran

Piran
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
St. George's Church and Church of St. Francis of Assisi will appeal to history buffs. Magical World of Shells Museum and Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Marije Snezne.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Piran sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Stahovica to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Stahovica in August, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Koper, Church of St. Maurus, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Church of St. Bernardine
Church of St. Bernardine
St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

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nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kozjak Waterfall and River Rafting & Tubing. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Ravelnik Open Air Museum. Step out of Bovec to go to Tolmin and see Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, get outside with Positive sport, make a trip to Predil Pass, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Source of Soca River.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip planning site.

Getting from Piran to Bovec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Piran in August, things will get slightly colder in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kobarid, Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), The Source of Soca River
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Kozjak Waterfall ©
Kozjak Waterfall
River Rafting & Tubing
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum

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nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): tour along fresh powder with Ski School Kekec - Day Adventures, then identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass. On the next day, examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, then contemplate the long history of Pr Katr in Dovje, then make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, and finally see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kranjska Gora day trip site.

Drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zgornje Gorje.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pr Katr in Dovje, Slovenian Alpine Museum
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Pr Katr in Dovje ©
Pr Katr in Dovje
Planica Valley ©
Planica Valley

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nights
Zgornje Gorje

Zgornje Gorje ©
Nestled in a green valley and surrounded by rolling hills, Zgornje Gorje is dominated by the spire of the parish church in the center of the village.
On the 19th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Peričnik Waterfall, then examine the collection at Pocar Farm, and then stroll through Vintgar Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, then take an in-depth tour of Jesenice Upper Sava Museum, and then relax in the rural setting at Kmetija Pr' Kolenc.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zgornje Gorje road trip planner.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Zgornje Gorje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Zgornje Gorje sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Zgornje Gorje

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Mojstrana, Jesenice Upper Sava Museum, Pokljuka Gorge
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Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Pokljuka Gorge ©
Pokljuka Gorge

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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get in touch with nature at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Straza Bled. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Bohinj and Church of St John the Baptist. There's much more to do: get great views at Mala Osojnica, head off the coast to Bled Island, browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame, and walk around Spa Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bled attractions planner.

Bled is very close to Zgornje Gorje. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kranj, Bohinjsko Jezero, Adventure Minigolf Panorama
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica