32 days in Slovenia Itinerary

32 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Kamnik
— 2 nights
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Škofja Loka
— 1 night
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Kranj
— 1 night
Drive
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Tržič
— 1 night
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Radovljica
— 1 night
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Jesenice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Idrija
— 2 nights
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Koper
— 3 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Metlika
— 1 night
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Žužemberk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Novo Mesto
— 1 night
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Kostanjevica na Krki
— 1 night
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Ptuj
— 3 nights
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Slovenske Konjice
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ljubljana Old Town and Galerija Mikame. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bled Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Bled Island, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, engage your brain at House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov, walk around Tivoli Park, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana visit planner.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Ljubljana is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Playa del Carmen to Ljubljana, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in July, things will get little chillier in Ljubljana: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:

Kamnik

— 2 nights
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 (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, then tee off at Golf Arboretum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Primoz Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Immaculate Conception, see the interesting displays at The Grom Motorcycle Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George Church, then explore the world behind art at Villa Mayer, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kamnik trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Kamnik in an hour. July in Kamnik sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Kamnik

Historic Sites · Museums · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:

Škofja Loka

— 1 night
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
On the 14th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museum of Post and Telecommunications, admire the striking features of St. Jacob Church, then browse the exhibits of Škofja Loka Castle, and finally appreciate the history behind Marian and Holy Trinity Columns.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Škofja Loka trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Kamnik to Škofja Loka takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kranj.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:

Kranj

— 1 night
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.
On the 15th (Thu), get a new perspective on nature at Gorenjska Museum, then get into the urban bustle at Layer House, then take an in-depth tour of Khislstein Castle, and finally look for gifts at Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio.

Plan trip to Kranj with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Kranj is just a short distance from Škofja Loka. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Tržič.

Things to do in Kranj

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

Tržič

— 1 night
Nature lovers can spend their Trzic vacation hiking the nearby gorge, cut by a wild mountain river.
On the 16th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Dovzan Gorge, steep yourself in history at Ljubelj Concentration Camp, then contemplate the long history of Trzic Old Town, and finally see the interesting displays at Trzic Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tržič trip planner.

Tržič is just a short distance from Kranj. July in Tržič sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Radovljica.

Things to do in Tržič

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:

Radovljica

— 1 night
Radovljica is a medieval town right at the footsteps of the Julian Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Nativity Museum (Muzej jaslic), contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, stop by WoodWay, examine the collection at Museum of Apiculture, then examine the collection at Municipal Museum of Radovljica, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of Hostages.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Radovljica trip itinerary planning site.

Radovljica is very close to Tržič. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jesenice.

Things to do in Radovljica

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

Jesenice

— 2 nights
Jesenice is a Slovenian town and the seat of the Municipality of Jesenice on the southern side of the Karawanks, bordering Austria to the north. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): examine the collection at Pocar Farm, then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, and then see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge and then trek along Vintgar Gorge.

Plan my Jesenice trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Jesenice is very close to Radovljica. In July in Jesenice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Idrija.

Things to do in Jesenice

Parks · Museums · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

Idrija

— 2 nights
While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and then do a tasting at Winery Tilia Estate. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, contemplate the long history of Miner's House, then learn about all things military at Idrija War Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Gewerkenegg Castle.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Idrija day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Jesenice to Idrija takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Idrija

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:

Koper

— 3 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Predjama Castle and Vino Zorz. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Anne's Friary and The Rotunda of St John the Baptist. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koper: Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje). The adventure continues: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, browse the different shops at Park Center Koper, step into the grandiose world of Socerb Castle, and see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Koper trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Idrija to Koper by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Idrija in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Koper, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to take a shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, then engage your brain at Mediadom Pyrhani, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tartini's House. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at Duka Gallery, then admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Piran holiday builder.

Piran is just a short distance from Koper. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Metlika.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Metlika

— 1 night
Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. On the 27th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at River Krupa Spring, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Kambič, and then examine the collection at Bela Krajina Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Metlika tour planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Metlika takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Piran in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Metlika. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Žužemberk.

Things to do in Metlika

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

Žužemberk

— 2 nights
Žužemberk, is a town and a municipality in the Dinaric Alps of Slovenia, located south-east of the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre, browse the exhibits of Snežnik Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Hunting Collection and Dormouse Museum. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House and then step into the grandiose world of Bogenšperk Castle.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Žužemberk trip app.

Getting from Metlika to Žužemberk by car takes about an hour. July in Žužemberk sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Žužemberk

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

Novo Mesto

— 1 night
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. On the 30th (Fri), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Novo Mesto Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Monastery, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Dolenjska, and finally steep yourself in history at Breg.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Novo Mesto day trip planner.

You can drive from Žužemberk to Novo Mesto in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kostanjevica na Krki.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:

Kostanjevica na Krki

— 1 night
History buffs will likely spend much of their Kostanjevica na Krki vacation exploring the local museum, a former monastery and one of the country's finest medieval monuments.
On the 31st (Sat), examine the collection at Pleterje Open-Air Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Raka Castle, then Head underground at Kostanjevica Cave, and finally explore the world behind art at Božidar Jakac Art Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kostanjevica na Krki route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Novo Mesto to Kostanjevica na Krki takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Kostanjevica na Krki can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Ptuj.

Things to do in Kostanjevica na Krki

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:

Ptuj

— 3 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vulkanija Adventure Park and Rogatec Open Air Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Prešernova Street and Church of St. George. Change things up with these side-trips from Ptuj: Jelenov Greben Homestead (in Podčetrtek), Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci) and Ljutomer (Wine Tours & Tastings & Krapje Beekeeping Museum). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, take an in-depth tour of Synagogue Lendava, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ptuj online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kostanjevica na Krki to Ptuj in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ptuj can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Slovenske Konjice.

Things to do in Ptuj

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:

Slovenske Konjice

— 4 nights
Slovenske Konjice is a town and a municipality in northeastern Slovenia. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan and Museum of Recent History Celje. Popular historic sites such as Slovenska Bistrica Castle and Aškerčev Square are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Slovenske Konjice side-trips: Celje (The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, Celje Regional Museum, &more), Velenje Museum (in Velenje) and Lasko Museum (in Laško). There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at Zlati Grič Wine Cellar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Žiče Charterhouse, and contemplate the long history of Parish Church of St. George.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Slovenske Konjice online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ptuj to Slovenske Konjice in an hour. In August in Slovenske Konjice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Slovenske Konjice

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 7:

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.