44 days in Slovenia Itinerary

44 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Piran
— 5 nights
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Portorož
— 6 nights
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Postojna
— 6 nights
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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Laško
— 5 nights
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Velenje
— 3 nights
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Mozirje
— 2 nights
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Nazarje
— 1 night
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Gornji Grad
— 1 night
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Bled
— 8 nights
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Piran

— 5 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Bring the kids along to Tartini Square and Magical World of Shells Museum. Explore Piran's surroundings by going to Kojsko (Sabotin Park Miru & Šmartno) and Jewish Cemetery (in Nova Gorica). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, and get great views at Strunjan Cliff.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Piran itinerary planner.

Ancona, Italy to Piran is an approximately 6-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 24:

Portorož

— 6 nights
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Attractions like Strunjan Nature Reserve and Forma Viva make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: walk around Park Pietro Coppo, examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, and look for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve.

For ratings and other tourist information, use the Portorož route planner.

Portorož is just a stone's throw from Piran. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 30:

Postojna

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Postojna: Cross Cave (in Grahovo), Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel) and Otlica Natural Window (in Ajdovščina). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Postojna Cave, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Idrija Kamšt, explore the galleries of Military Museum Tabor, and explore the activities along Vipava River Spring.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Postojna trip planner.

Drive from Portorož to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Portorož in July; daily highs in Postojna reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 5:

Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Bring the kids along to Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljanica River. Spend the 7th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 9th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Postojna to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Laško.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 11:

Laško

— 5 nights
Nestled on the banks of the Savinja River, Lasko is both a spa town and home to the country's largest and most famous brewery.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Parish Church of St. George and The Old Castle on Konjiška Mountain. Get out of town with these interesting Laško side-trips: Raka Castle (in Raka), Kostanjevica Cave (in Kostanjevica na Krki) and Kolpa River (in Metlika). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, walk around Laško Spa Park, explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Laško trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Laško in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. August in Laško sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Velenje.

Things to do in Laško

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 16:

Velenje

— 3 nights
With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Family-friendly places like Velenje Beach and Tito Statue will thrill your kids. When in Velenje, make a side trip to see Church of St. Elizabeth in Slovenj Gradec, approximately Slovenj Gradec away. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Green Gold Beer Fountain, explore the fascinating underground world of Hell Cave, get engrossed in the history at Eko Muzej, and relax and rejuvenate at La Vita Spa & Beauty.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Velenje day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Laško to Velenje in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Mozirje.

Things to do in Velenje

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:

Mozirje

— 2 nights
Nature lovers can spend much of their Mozirje vacation hiking or cycling the tracks and roads of the flat areas around town.
On the 20th (Fri), go for a walk through Pohorje Treetop Walk, then explore the activities along Lovrenc Lakes, and then grab your bike and head to Rogla Sports and Ski Centre. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall, then stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Mary of the Snow.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mozirje travel route builder website.

Mozirje is very close to Velenje. In August, daytime highs in Mozirje are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nazarje.

Things to do in Mozirje

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

Nazarje

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Savinjska, then have fun and explore at Vrbovec Castle & Museum, and then see the interesting displays at The Grom Motorcycle Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nazarje travel planning tool.

Nazarje is just a stone's throw from Mozirje. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Gornji Grad.

Things to do in Nazarje

Museums · Childrens Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Gornji Grad

— 1 night
Gornji Grad is the largest settlement and the administrative centre of the Municipality of Gornji Grad in Slovenia.GeographyIt is located on the Dreta River, a right tributary of the Savinja, in the southeastern foothills of the Kamnik–Savinja Alps, about 36km east of Celje and 55km north of Ljubljana. On the 23rd (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Gornji Grad Cathedral and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Gornji Grad day trip planning website.

Gornji Grad is just a stone's throw from Nazarje. In August, daytime highs in Gornji Grad are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bled.

Things to do in Gornji Grad

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:

Bled

— 8 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kids will enjoy Parasailing & Paragliding and Bled Castle. Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve & Vršič Pass), Bovec (Zipline & Soča Valley) and Soča (Great Soča Gorge & Source of the Soča River). Spend the 29th (Sun) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, get great views at Mala Osojnica, and take in the awesome beauty at Viševnik.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bled trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Gornji Grad to Bled in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 31:

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.