38 days in Slovenia Itinerary

38 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  27 h
1
Ljubljana
— 10 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Lendava
— 1 day
Drive:  45 min
3
Ljutomer
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
4
Murska Sobota
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Maribor
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Kobarid
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Koper
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Ptuj
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
11
Cerkvenjak
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  33 h
End: Sydney

10
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like ZOO Ljubljana and Minicity Ljubljana. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Noordung Centre (in Vitanje) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). Dedicate the 4th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Puppetry, glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and examine the collection at House of Illusions.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online trip itinerary maker.

Sydney, Australia to Ljubljana is an approximately 27- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Sydney to Ljubljana, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Lendava.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Noordung Centre, Postojna Cave
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ZOO Ljubljana ©
ZOO Ljubljana
Minicity Ljubljana ©
Minicity Ljubljana
House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov ©
House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov

1
day
Lendava

Lendava ©
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 12th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Synagogue Lendava, then explore the world behind art at Lendava Castle, and then take in panoramic vistas at Vinarium Tower.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lendava trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Lendava in 2.5 hours. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ljutomer.

Things to do in Lendava

Museums Shopping
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Lendava Castle ©
Lendava Castle
Vinarium Tower ©
Vinarium Tower
Synagogue Lendava ©
Synagogue Lendava

1
night
Ljutomer

Ljutomer ©
Ljutomer is a town in northeastern Slovenia, some 40 km east of Maribor. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Krapje Beekeeping Museum, steep yourself in history at Babicev mlin Schiffsmuhle an der Mur, then learn about winemaking at Wineries & Vineyards, then pause for some serene contemplation at Jeruzalem Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist’s Church.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ljutomer trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lendava to Ljutomer takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Murska Sobota.

Things to do in Ljutomer

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Babicev mlin Schiffsmuhle an der Mur, Jeruzalem Church
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Babicev mlin Schiffsmuhle an der Mur ©
Babicev mlin Schiffsmuhle an der Mur
Jeruzalem Church ©
Jeruzalem Church
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Murska Sobota

Murska Sobota ©
Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Grad Murska Sobota, don't miss a visit to Galerija Murska Sobota, make a trip to Culture Square, admire the natural beauty at Tropical Garden Slovenia, then see the interesting displays at Murska Sobota Regional Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Murska Sobota - Monument to Victims of War.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Murska Sobota holiday planning app.

Murska Sobota is just a stone's throw from Ljutomer. In September, daytime highs in Murska Sobota are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Murska Sobota

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Murska Sobota Castle ©
Murska Sobota Castle
Murska Sobota Regional Museum ©
Murska Sobota Regional Museum
Galerija Murska Sobota ©
Galerija Murska Sobota

5
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kids will enjoy Velenje Beach and Zorb EKOPOOL Celje. Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Celje (Celje Castle & Lake Šmartno), Green Gold Beer Fountain (in Zalec) and Podčetrtek (Thermal Park Aquluna & Spas). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, make a trip to Sinagoga Maribor, and examine the collection at Old Vine House.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor online visit planner.

You can drive from Murska Sobota to Maribor in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Maribor are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Celje, Podčetrtek, Velenje Beach, Green Gold Beer Fountain, The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary
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Thermal Park Aquluna ©
Thermal Park Aquluna
Velenje Beach ©
Velenje Beach
Green Gold Beer Fountain ©
Green Gold Beer Fountain

3
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kids will enjoy Golden Horn Fairyland and Kopališče Lajšt. Get out of town with these interesting Bohinjsko Jezero side-trips: Idrija Municipal Museum (in Idrija) and Franja Partisan Hospital (in Cerkno). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Triglav, and stroll the grounds of Vojasko Pokopalisce Ukanc.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. While traveling from Maribor, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bohinjsko Jezero, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mount Triglav, Idrija Municipal Museum, Franja Partisan Hospital, Kopališče Lajšt
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Kopališče Lajšt ©
Kopališče Lajšt
Mount Triglav ©
Mount Triglav

3
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Attractions like Aqua Larix and Intersport Bernik make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Kranjska Gora to go to Mojstrana and see Peričnik Waterfall, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, grab your bike and head to Kranjska Gora Bike Park, admire the sheer force of Nadiza, and make a trip to The Russian Chapel.

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Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

The Martuljek waterfalls, Peričnik Waterfall
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Intersport Bernik ©
Intersport Bernik
Aqua Larix ©
Aqua Larix

3
nights
Kobarid

Kobarid ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kobarid: Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing, River Rafting & Tubing, &more). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, take in the views from Bridge of Napoleon, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kobarid trip planning website.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kobarid are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Kobarid

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bovec, Tolmin Gorge
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Kozjak Waterfall ©
Kozjak Waterfall
Kayaking & Canoeing
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

3
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Bring the kids along to Magical World of Shells Museum and Zusterna Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Predjama Castle in Postojna (about 54 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, make a trip to Tartini Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Koper trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kobarid to Koper in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kobarid in September, with highs in Koper at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Piran, Portoroz Beach, Škocjan Caves, Predjama Castle
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach

3
nights
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kids will enjoy Na Jasi and Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ptuj: Castles (in Čatež ob Savi), Brežice Castle (in Brežice) and Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination (in Podčetrtek). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Presernova street, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George, examine the collection at Rogatec Open Air Museum, and appreciate the history behind Sveti Florijan Statue.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ptuj tour builder.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ptuj takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Koper in October, with highs in Ptuj at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cerkvenjak.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Čatež ob Savi, Brežice, Ana's Mansion, Rogatec Open Air Museum, Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination
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Terme Ptuj ©
Terme Ptuj
Na Jasi ©
Na Jasi
Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360 ©
Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360

2
nights
Cerkvenjak

Cerkvenjak ©
Located in northeastern Slovenia, Cerkvenjak appeals to travelers with its countryside charm.
On the 5th (Sat), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sikalu ZOO.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cerkvenjak trip planner.

Cerkvenjak is just a stone's throw from Ptuj. In October, daily temperatures in Cerkvenjak can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cerkvenjak

Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sikalu ZOO
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Farm Firbas ©
Farm Firbas

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