26 days in Slovenia Itinerary

26 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
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Novo Mesto
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Maribor
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Stahovica
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 15 min
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: Kobarid (Bridge of Napoleon, Kozjak Waterfall, &more), Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas (in Spodnja Sorica) and Franja Partisan Hospital (in Cerkno). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, take a stroll around Layer House, take in the dramatic scenery at Sum Waterfall, and stop by Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kranj visit planning site.

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. In August, daily temperatures in Kranj can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Izola.

Things to do in Kranj

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kobarid, Škofja Loka, Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, Franja Partisan Hospital, Old Town Centre of Radovljica
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Kozjak Waterfall ©
Kozjak Waterfall
Storzic ©
Storzic
Italian Charnel House
Italian Charnel House

8
nights
Izola

Izola ©
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Izola: Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica), Rakov Skocjan Valley (in Rakek) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Portoroz Beach, stroll through Svetilnik Beach, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

Discover how to plan a Izola trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kranj to Izola in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Izola when traveling from Kranj in August, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Izola

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Piran, Koper, Portorož, Lipica Stud Farm, Sečovlje Salina Nature Park
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach
Lipica Stud Farm ©
Lipica Stud Farm

4
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Novo Mesto: Zupanova jama cave (in Grosuplje), Pleterje Open-Air Museum (in Šentjernej) and Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre (in Ribnica). There's much more to do: play a few rounds at Golf Grad Otocec, Head underground at Kostanjevica Cave, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in nature's colorful creations at Otočec Castle Park.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Novo Mesto online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Izola to Novo Mesto in 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Izola in September: high temperatures in Novo Mesto hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kostanjevica na Krki, Bogensperk Castle, Zupanova jama cave, Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360, Pleterje Open-Air Museum
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Brežice Castle ©
Brežice Castle
Otočec Castle Park ©
Otočec Castle Park
Zupanova jama cave ©
Zupanova jama cave

6
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Green Gold Beer Fountain (in Žalec), Celje (Celje Regional Museum & Celje Castle) and Mozirski Gaj Gardens (in Mozirje). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Old Vine House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Water Tower, and explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor online itinerary planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Stahovica.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ptuj, Celje, Green Gold Beer Fountain, Mozirski Gaj Gardens
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort ©
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort
Pyramid Archaeological Site ©
Pyramid Archaeological Site

2
nights
Stahovica

Stahovica ©
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): tee off at Golf Arboretum, walk around Volčji Potok Arboretum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, and finally see the interesting displays at Preskar Museum. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Little Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Gradisko Lake, then hit the slopes at Krvavec, and finally explore the activities along Kamniška Bistrica Valley.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Stahovica road trip site.

Drive from Maribor to Stahovica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. September in Stahovica sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stahovica

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kamnik, Radomlje, Krvavec, Gradisko Lake
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Velika Planina ©
Velika Planina
Krvavec ©
Krvavec
Gradisko Lake ©
Gradisko Lake

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