31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cerknica
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grahovo
— 1 night
Drive
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Kočevje
— 3 nights
Drive
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Štanjel
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Trenta
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 14 nights
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Postojna

— 2 nights
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Get some cultural insight at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Toplar Double Hayrack. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gewerkenegg Castle and St. Martin's Church - Žiri. Explore Postojna's surroundings by going to Gorenja Vas (Fountain of Love, Nesk's Footbridge, &more) and St. Ana's Church on Ledinica (in Žiri). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Pivka Park of Military History, make a trip to Lake Petelinje, and stop by Guštarna.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Postojna online journey planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Postojna is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, you will find days in Postojna are little chillier (31°C), and nights are cooler (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Cerknica.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:

Cerknica

— 3 nights
Cerknica invites travelers to explore the natural treasures of Slovenia's countryside.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park and Slivnica. Take a break from the city and head to Cerknica Lake and Notranjski Regional Park. Get out of town with these interesting Cerknica side-trips: Žiri (Monument to Anton Jobst & Monument to Maksim Sedej in Ziri) and Vrhnika (Ljubljanica River Exhibition & Human Fish Brewery). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Sveta Trojica and get engrossed in the history at Cankar Memorial House.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cerknica online day trip planner.

Cerknica is very close to Postojna. In September, daytime highs in Cerknica are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grahovo.

Things to do in Cerknica

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:

Grahovo

— 1 night
Grahovo offers access to the shores of a scenic lake, known as one of Europes biggest intermittent bodies of water.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Hunting Collection and Dormouse Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Snežnik Castle, then Head underground at Cross Cave, and finally don't miss a visit to Lake Bloke.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grahovo online journey maker.

Grahovo is just a short distance from Cerknica. In September, daily temperatures in Grahovo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Kočevje.

Things to do in Grahovo

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

Kočevje

— 3 nights
Together with the Krokar primeval forest, which is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Kočevje Region makes for a truly mystical forest landscape.
Visit Ribnica Castle and Museum and Škrilj Bunker for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Veliki Rog and Lake Kočevje. Explore Kočevje's surroundings by going to Ivančna Gorica (Pristava Tourist Village & Open-Air Museum of Josip Jurčič) and Lahinja Regional Park (in Črnomelj). It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Stephen and see the interesting displays at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kočevje online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grahovo to Kočevje in an hour. Traveling from Grahovo in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kočevje, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Štanjel.

Things to do in Kočevje

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:

Štanjel

— 2 nights
Perched on top of a hill in western Slovenia, the charming town of Stanjel appeals to various kinds of travelers.
On the 10th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Lojze Spacal Gallery, step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Daniel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, explore the galleries of Miner's House, and then examine the collection at Francis's Shaft.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Štanjel trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kočevje to Štanjel in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Štanjel are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Štanjel

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

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.
On the 12th (Sun), make a trip to Bridge of Napoleon, then don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, and then examine the collection at Cheese Museum of Kobarid. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kobarid planner.

Traveling by car from Štanjel to Kobarid takes 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Štanjel in September; daily highs in Kobarid reach 21°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kobarid

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 14th (Tue), fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then make a trip to Fort Hermann, and then admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bovec road trip site.

Bovec is very close to Kobarid. In September, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Trenta.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

Trenta

— 1 night
Trenta is a settlement in the Municipality of Bovec in the traditional Gorizia region in western Slovenia.It lies on the upper Soča river in the Goriška region, the northern part of the Slovene Littoral, along the road from Bovec up to Vršič Pass. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Trenta tour itinerary site.

Trenta is just a short distance from Bovec. In September, daily temperatures in Trenta can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Maribor.

Things to do in Trenta

Parks
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
Highlights from your trip

Maribor

— 14 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Step out of the city life by going to Pyramid Archaeological Site and Jelenov Greben Homestead. Do some cultural sightseeing at Celje Regional Museum and Old Vine House. Venture out of the city with trips to Celje (Celje Water Tower, Prince's Palace, &more), Velenje (The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, Velenje Museum, &more) and Brežice (Na Jasi & Brežice Castle). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral, stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and stroll through Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Maribor trip site.

You can drive from Trenta to Maribor in 3 hours. In September in Maribor, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 30:

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.