4 days in Slovenia Itinerary

4 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Celje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maribor
Drive
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Podčetrtek
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, then take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and then walk around Congress Square (Kongresni trg).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Ljubljana. January in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Celje.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Celje

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town Center. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, and then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Celje day trip planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Celje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Celje can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Maribor.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 24th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Maribor online journey planner.

You can drive from Celje to Maribor in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Maribor

Nature · Parks
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Highlights from your trip

Podčetrtek

For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Podčetrtek trip planner.

Drive from Maribor to Podčetrtek in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Podčetrtek can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. You will leave for home on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Spas
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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.