25 days in Slovenia Itinerary

25 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour planner

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stahovica
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zgornje Gorje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
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 Cross Cave will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Škofja Loka Castle. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana route website.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip 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 · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ptuj Castle and Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God. Museum-lovers will appreciate Old Vine House and Celje Regional Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Prešernova Street (in Ptuj) and Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church, get to know the fascinating history of Trg Svobode Square, learn about winemaking at Ptuj Wine Cellar, and appreciate the history behind National Liberation Monument.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor online vacation planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. 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

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:

Stahovica

— 3 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Grom Motorcycle Museum and Zaprice Castle. Get in touch with nature at Velika Planina and Gradisko Lake. When in Stahovica, make a side trip to see Roman Necropolis in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini, approximately Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Immaculate Conception, play a few rounds at Golf Arboretum, admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, and examine the collection at Preskar Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Stahovica sightseeing planner.

Drive from Maribor to Stahovica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Stahovica, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Stahovica

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:

Piran

— 3 nights
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. Maurus will appeal to history buffs. Magical World of Shells Museum and Church of St. Francis of Assisi are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika.

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Traveling by car from Stahovica to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Stahovica in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:

Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Ravelnik Open Air Museum will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Kobarid Museum and Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit. And it doesn't end there: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and take an exciting tour along the water with Positive Sport.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bovec trip planner.

Drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Piran in August, with highs in Bovec at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 17:

Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
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 Katr's House, then make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, and finally see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

To see 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 · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Zgornje Gorje

— 2 nights
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 Falls, 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, reviews, 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 · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

Bled

— 4 nights
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 Lake Bohinj and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Straža Bled and Mala Osojnica. Step out of Bled to go to Bohinjsko Jezero and see Church of St John the Baptist, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, head off the coast to Bled Island, browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame, and pause for some photo ops at Colnar - Boatman.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, 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 · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 25:

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.