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
6
Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
8
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 Church of St. John the Baptist. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gewerkenegg Castle and St. Ana's Church on Ledinica. Explore Postojna's surroundings by going to Gorenja Vas (Fountain of Love, Nesk's Footbridge, &more) and St. Martin's Church - Žiri (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 find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip itinerary builder site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Postojna is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Postojna. 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 go by car to Cerknica.
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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: Vrhnika (Ljubljanica River Exhibition & Human Fish Brewery) and Žiri (Monument to Anton Jobst & Monument to Maksim Sedej in Ziri). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Cankar Memorial House and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveta Trojica.

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 go by car to Grahovo.
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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 step into the grandiose world of 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 drive to Kočevje.
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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 Muzej Ribnica and Church of Saint Stephen for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Veliki Rog and Lake Kočevje. Explore Kočevje's surroundings by going to Lahinja Regional Park (in Črnomelj) and Ivančna Gorica (Pristava Tourist Village & Open-Air Museum of Josip Jurčič). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre and contemplate the long history of Škrilj Bunker.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kočevje attractions planning site.

Getting from Grahovo to Kočevje by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Grahovo in September since evenings lows in Kočevje dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Štanjel.
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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 next day: examine the collection at Hg Smeltery, then browse the exhibits of Miner's House, and then examine the collection at Francis's Shaft.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Štanjel journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Kočevje to Štanjel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Štanjel sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Bridge of Napoleon, don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, and then see the interesting displays at Cheese Museum of Kobarid. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kobarid route planner.

Drive from Štanjel to Kobarid in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Štanjel in September, expect Kobarid to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Bovec.
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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 drive to Trenta.
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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 the car ride to Maribor.
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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 Logar Valley Landscape Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Celje Castle and Old Vine House. Venture out of the city with trips to Velenje (The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, Velenje Museum, &more), Brežice (Na Jasi & Brežice Castle) and Celje (Celje Water Tower, Prince's Palace, &more). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, see the interesting displays at Maribor Regional Museum, learn about winemaking at Vinag Wine Cellar, and look for gifts at Jelenov Greben Homestead.

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. Another option is to drive. 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 drive back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 16 — 30:

Slovenia travel guide

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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.
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