38 days in Slovenia Itinerary

38 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Murska Sobota
— 2 nights
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Lendava
— 1 night
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Gornja Radgona
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 4 nights
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Ptuj
— 3 nights
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Slovenska Bistrica
— 1 night
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Slovenske Konjice
— 2 nights
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Celje
— 5 nights
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Rogaška Slatina
— 2 nights
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Velenje
— 2 nights
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Slovenj Gradec
— 3 nights
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Ravne na Koroškem
— 1 night
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Krško
— 2 nights
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Brežice
— 2 nights
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Novo Mesto
— 4 nights
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Metlika
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Murska Sobota

— 2 nights
Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Murska Sobota: Sotinski breg (in Rogašovci), Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Ljutomer). There's much more to do: relax in the rural setting at Farm Firbas, take in nature's colorful creations at Tropical Garden Slovenia, step into the grandiose world of Murska Sobota Castle, and don't miss a visit to Galerija Murska Sobota.

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Ljubljana to Murska Sobota is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In October in Murska Sobota, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lendava.

Things to do in Murska Sobota

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:

Lendava

— 1 night
A small town with big appeal, Lendava features a number of important buildings, including the monumental theater designed by a Hungarian architect.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Synagogue Lendava, then take in panoramic vistas at Vinarium Tower, and then explore the world behind art at Lendava Castle.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Lendava attractions tool.

Lendava is very close to Murska Sobota. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Gornja Radgona.

Things to do in Lendava

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 10:

Gornja Radgona

— 1 night
Gornja Radgona is a town in Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): indulge your senses at Radgonske Gorice.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Gornja Radgona route planner.

You can drive from Lendava to Gornja Radgona in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Maribor.

Things to do in Gornja Radgona

Wineries
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:
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Maribor

— 4 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Terme 3000 (in Moravske Toplice) and Winery Marof (in Mačkovci). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, browse the different shops at Europark Maribor, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, and stroll around Three Ponds.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Maribor trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gornja Radgona to Maribor takes an hour. In October in Maribor, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ptuj.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:

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: examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Lavender Farm Haloze, pause for some serene contemplation at The Minorite Monastery of Saints Peter and Paul, and make a trip to Ptuj City Tower.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ptuj trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Ptuj in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Slovenska Bistrica.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:

Slovenska Bistrica

— 1 night
Slovenska Bistrica is a town south of Maribor in eastern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the activities along Black Lake, appreciate the history behind Pragersko Railway Station, and then step into the grandiose world of Slovenska Bistrica Castle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Slovenska Bistrica trip maker app.

Slovenska Bistrica is just a stone's throw from Ptuj. In October, daily temperatures in Slovenska Bistrica can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Slovenske Konjice.

Things to do in Slovenska Bistrica

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:

Slovenske Konjice

— 2 nights
Slovenske Konjice is a town and a municipality in northeastern Slovenia. On the 20th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. George, play a few rounds at Zlati Grič Golf Club, then indulge your senses at Zlati Grič Wine Cellar, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Žiče Charterhouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Noordung Centre, meet the residents at Mini ZOO Land, and then make a trip to The Old Castle on Konjiška Mountain.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Slovenske Konjice road trip planning app.

Slovenske Konjice is very close to Slovenska Bistrica. October in Slovenske Konjice sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Celje.

Things to do in Slovenske Konjice

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:

Celje

— 5 nights
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Celje: Kamnik (Little Castle & Metropolis Spa), Stahovica (Preskar Museum & Velika Planina) and Solčava (Center Rinka & Solčava Panoramic Road). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, don't miss a visit to Celje Water Tower, play a few rounds at Golf Arboretum, and examine the collection at Museum of Recent History Celje.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Celje day trip tool.

Celje is just a short distance from Slovenske Konjice. In October in Celje, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rogaška Slatina.

Things to do in Celje

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:

Rogaška Slatina

— 2 nights
Rogaska Slatina is well known for its spa and curative mineral water rich in magnesium.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): stroll around Janina, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Jelenov Greben Homestead. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Rogatec Open Air Museum, admire the natural beauty at Cacti Pavilion, and then pause for some photo ops at Pegasus Statue.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rogaška Slatina trip app.

Drive from Celje to Rogaška Slatina in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Rogaška Slatina are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Velenje.

Things to do in Rogaška Slatina

Parks · Shopping · Spas · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:

Velenje

— 2 nights
With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): go deep underground at The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, then explore the world behind art at Villa Mayer, and then admire the striking features of The Vovk Mill. On your second day here, relax and rejuvenate at La Vita Spa & Beauty, Head underground at Hell Cave, then admire the masterpieces at Velenje Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Tito Statue.

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Getting from Rogaška Slatina to Velenje by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Slovenj Gradec.

Things to do in Velenje

Museums · Parks · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:

Slovenj Gradec

— 3 nights
Slovenj Gradec is a town in northern Slovenia. Explore Slovenj Gradec's surroundings by going to Lovrenc Lakes (in Zreče), Solčava (Church of St. Mary of the Snow, Logar Valley Landscape Park, &more) and Pohorje Treetop Walk (in Rogla). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Elizabeth, explore the world behind art at Carinthia Regional Museum - Slovenj Gradec, and laugh and play at Radlje ob Dravi Waterpark.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Slovenj Gradec road trip planning site.

Slovenj Gradec is just a stone's throw from Velenje. In October, daily temperatures in Slovenj Gradec can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ravne na Koroškem.

Things to do in Slovenj Gradec

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:

Ravne na Koroškem

— 1 night
Ravne na Koroškem is a town in northern Slovenia. On the 3rd (Wed), appreciate the history behind Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, see the interesting displays at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Plečnik Monument.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravne na Koroškem holiday builder tool.

Ravne na Koroškem is very close to Slovenj Gradec. Traveling from Slovenj Gradec in November, you will find days in Ravne na Koroškem are a bit cooler (9°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Krško.

Things to do in Ravne na Koroškem

Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:

Krško

— 2 nights
Krško is a town in eastern Slovenia. On the 4th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Raka Castle, Head underground at Kostanjevica Cave, and then step into the grandiose world of Sevnica Castle. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Castle Brestanica, then walk around Kozjansko Regional Park, and then step into the grandiose world of Podsreda Castle.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Krško trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ravne na Koroškem to Krško takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Ravne na Koroškem in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Krško, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brežice.

Things to do in Krško

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:

Brežice

— 2 nights
A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Brežice Castle, test the waters at Terme Čatež, and then look and learn at Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360. On your second day here, meet the residents at Na Jasi, do a tasting at Najger Repnica Wine Cave, and then explore the world behind art at Božidar Jakac Art Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Brežice journey planning tool.

Brežice is just a stone's throw from Krško. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Brežice

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:

Novo Mesto

— 4 nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Novo Mesto: Snežnik Castle (in Stari Trg pri Lozu), Mašun Castle (in Ilirska Bistrica) and Cross Cave (in Grahovo). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Pivka Park of Military History, take in the spiritual surroundings of Novo Mesto Cathedral, tee off at Golf Grad Otočec, and delve into the lush surroundings at Krokar Primeval Forest.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Novo Mesto driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Brežice to Novo Mesto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Novo Mesto sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Metlika.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 7 — 11:

Metlika

— 2 nights
Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. On the 12th (Fri), examine the collection at Bela Krajina Museum and then explore the world behind art at Galerija Kambič. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Kolpa River, look for all kinds of wild species at River Krupa Spring, and then step into the grandiose world of Kostel Castle.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Metlika journey planner.

Traveling by car from Novo Mesto to Metlika takes an hour. November in Metlika sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Metlika

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 11 — 13:

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.