31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Kamnik
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 3 nights
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
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Cerkno
— 2 nights
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Škofja Loka
— 4 nights
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Ljutomer
— 1 night
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Ptuj
— 3 nights
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Rogaška Slatina
— 2 nights
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Podčetrtek
— 3 nights
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Bizeljsko
— 1 night
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Brežice
— 3 nights
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Dolenjske Toplice
— 1 day
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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Guštarna, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip maker.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Kamnik

History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
On the 12th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Little Castle and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kamnik tour itinerary planning tool.

Kamnik is just a short distance from Ljubljana. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bled.

Things to do in Kamnik

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 12th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle. On the next day, hike along Triglav National Park.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bled itinerary planning site.

Drive from Kamnik to Bled in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

Bohinjska Bistrica

— 3 nights
Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
On the 15th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, then admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjska Bistrica travel route planner.

Bohinjska Bistrica is very close to Bled. August in Bohinjska Bistrica sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 17:

Kobarid

— 2 nights
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.
Step out of Kobarid with an excursion to Kayaking & Canoeing in Bovec--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and take in the views from Bridge of Napoleon.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kobarid trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Bohinjska Bistrica to Kobarid in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Kobarid are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cerkno.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Cerkno

— 2 nights
A small but important cultural center, Cerkno offers different types of activities throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Idrija Kamšt. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital, then examine the collection at Cerkno Museum, then contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument to Maksim Sedej in Ziri.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Cerkno online attractions planner.

Drive from Kobarid to Cerkno in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cerkno can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Cerkno

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

Škofja Loka

— 4 nights
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Change things up with a short trip to RockVelo in Dobravlje (about 1h 5 min away). There's still lots to do: hike along Mount Blegoš, steep yourself in history at Mary's Shrine with St. Rocco and St. Anthony, take in the exciting artwork at Franc Mihelič Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jacob Church.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Škofja Loka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cerkno to Škofja Loka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Škofja Loka sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 25:

Maribor

— 2 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 25th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, then ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, and then make a trip to Lake Šmartno.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Maribor trip tool.

You can drive from Škofja Loka to Maribor in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Maribor are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Ljutomer.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

Ljutomer

— 1 night
Ljutomer is a town in northeastern Slovenia, some 40 km east of Maribor. On the 27th (Fri), get a new perspective on nature at Vulkanija Adventure Park, indulge in some personalized pampering at Terme 3000, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Vinarium Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist’s Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Jeruzalem Church, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ljutomer trip site.

Drive from Maribor to Ljutomer in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ptuj.

Things to do in Ljutomer

Wineries · Spas · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Ptuj

— 3 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Ptuj is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, do a tasting at Ptuj Wine Cellar, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, and pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ptuj online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Ljutomer to Ptuj in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Rogaška Slatina.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:

Rogaška Slatina

— 2 nights
Rogaska Slatina is well known for its spa and curative mineral water rich in magnesium.
On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum of Recent History Celje, examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rogaška Slatina online visit planner.

Getting from Ptuj to Rogaška Slatina by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Rogaška Slatina

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:

Podčetrtek

— 3 nights
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Olimje Monastery, and then identify plant and animal life at Jelenov Greben Homestead.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Podčetrtek trip planner.

Podčetrtek is just a short distance from Rogaška Slatina. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bizeljsko.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:

Bizeljsko

— 1 night
Bizeljsko is a settlement in the Municipality of Brežice in eastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Najger Repnica Wine Cave and then explore the historical opulence of Podsreda Castle. On your second day here, walk around Kozjansko Regional Park.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bizeljsko trip builder app.

Bizeljsko is just a short distance from Podčetrtek. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brežice.

Things to do in Bizeljsko

Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

Brežice

— 3 nights
A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Golf Grad Otočec, then admire the natural beauty at Otočec Castle Park, and then admire the masterpieces at Božidar Jakac Art Museum.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Brežice travel itinerary planner.

Brežice is just a short distance from Bizeljsko. In September, daytime highs in Brežice are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dolenjske Toplice.

Things to do in Brežice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:

Dolenjske Toplice

— 1 day
Dolenjske Toplice is a settlement near Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia and is the seat of the Municipality of Dolenjske Toplice. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museum of Dolenjska, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Novo Mesto Cathedral, and then step into the grandiose world of Žužemberk Castle.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dolenjske Toplice route planner.

You can drive from Brežice to Dolenjske Toplice in an hour. September in Dolenjske Toplice sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dolenjske Toplice

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

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.