26 days in Slovenia Itinerary

26 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ljubljana
— 8 nights
2
Maribor
— 4 nights
3
Piran
— 4 nights
4
Kobarid
— 3 nights
5
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
6
Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights

8
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some cultural insight at Ljubljana Old Town and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Bled Castle, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Cerkev sv. Radegunde na Bregu (in Žirovnica). Spend the 28th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Kranj, Nativity Museum (Muzej jaslic), Pokljuka Gorge
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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 the city and head to Pyramid Archaeological Site and Velenje Beach. Bring the kids along to Celje Castle and Lent. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Rogatec Open Air Museum (in Rogatec), Podčetrtek (Spas & Olimje Monastery) and Ptuj (Ptuj Castle & Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Old Vine House, admire the local landmark of Green Gold Beer Fountain, and get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Maribor journey maker app.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ptuj, Podčetrtek, Celje, Rogatec Open Air Museum, Green Gold Beer Fountain
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Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Spas
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle

4
nights
Piran

Piran
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get a sense of the local culture at St. George's Church and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity. Discover out-of-the-way places like Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and Strunjan Nature Reserve. When in Piran, make a side trip to see Škocjan Caves in Škocjan, approximately Škocjan away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Piran route app.

You can drive from Maribor to Piran in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Maribor in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in Piran. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Koper, Portorož, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Škocjan Caves, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

3
nights
Kobarid

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Kobarid Museum and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zipline and Virje Waterfall. Go for a jaunt from Kobarid to Bovec to see Kayaking & Canoeing about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, contemplate the long history of Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kobarid tour planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Kobarid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Piran in October, expect Kobarid to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bovec, Tolmin Gorge, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall

2
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then catch a ride on Vogel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): get the adrenaline pumping with Hike&Bike Slovenia and then enjoy the sand and surf at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip site.

You can drive from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, Mostnica Gorge
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Mostnica Gorge ©
Mostnica Gorge
Vogel ©
Vogel
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Katr's House and Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vršič Pass and Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu. Take a break from Kranjska Gora with a short trip to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, hit the slopes at Planica Nordic Centre, make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, and look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kranjska Gora itinerary app.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Peričnik Falls, Katr's House
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Peričnik Falls ©
Peričnik Falls
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna