57 days in Slovenia Itinerary

57 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Kobarid
— 3 nights
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Tolmin
— 3 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
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Postojna
— 3 nights
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Koper
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Izola
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Piran
— 3 nights
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Kostanjevica na Krki
— 3 nights
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Grosuplje
— 3 nights
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Litija
— 3 nights
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Celje
— 3 nights
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Podčetrtek
— 3 nights
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Maribor
— 3 nights
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Lendava
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You've added MojaCokolada.Si, Triple Bridge, Nature Adventures, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online trip itinerary planner.

Tampa, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Tampa to Ljubljana. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tampa in July; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 81°F and lows reach 58°F. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Triglav National Park, Bled Castle, Pr1mo Tours, and other attractions. Change things up with a short trip to Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio in Kranj (about 38 minutes away). There's more to do: explore the activities along Lake Bled.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bled tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Bled to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 56°F at night. You'll set off for Bovec on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kayaking & Canoeing and Soča Valley. Get some cultural insight at Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and Church of St. Joseph. Step out of Bovec with an excursion to Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) in Volče--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bovec takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:

Kobarid

— 3 nights
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.
Get outdoors at Kozjak Waterfall and Isonzo. Get some cultural insight at Kobarid Museum and Tonovec Castle. There's much more to do: hike along Koseč Gorges, don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, and relax in the rural setting at Apitourism Kozjak.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kobarid day trip planning website.

Kobarid is just a stone's throw from Bovec. In July in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:

Tolmin

— 3 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Get outdoors at Tolmin Gorge and Ski Centre Cerkno. Let the collections at Cerkno Museum and Sabotin Park Miru capture your imagination. Change things up with a short trip to Šmartno in Kojsko (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Tolmin Castle, get engrossed in the history at Tolmin Museum, take in the views from Kanal Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tolmin day trip planning website.

Tolmin is just a stone's throw from Kobarid. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kobarid in July: high temperatures in Tolmin hover around 86°F and lows are around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks · Museums · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 3 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Church of St John the Baptist and Ukanc Military Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Lake Bohinj and Savica Waterfall. The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, pause for some photo ops at Monument To Four Courageous Men, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. In July, Bohinjsko Jezero is slightly colder than Tolmin - with highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F. You'll set off for Postojna on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:

Postojna

— 3 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.
Get some cultural insight at Predjama Castle and Petric Winery - Vipava. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park and Guštarna. Get out of town with these interesting Postojna side-trips: Wines Jamsek (in Vipava), Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel) and Idrija Municipal Museum (in Idrija). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Postojna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Postojna, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:

Koper

— 3 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, then look for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Anne's Friary. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Rotunda of St John the Baptist, get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then explore the historical opulence of Socerb Castle, and finally learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Koper fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Postojna to Koper in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Postojna in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 64°F in Koper. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for the shuttle ride to Izola.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:

Izola

— 3 nights
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Visiting Svetilnik Beach and Šalet Tunnel will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Manzioli Square and Villa on Republic Square. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Tonina House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Maurus, stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, and steep yourself in history at Besenghi Degli Ughi Palace.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Izola journey app.

Izola is just a stone's throw from Koper. In July in Izola, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 64°F at night. You'll set off for Piran on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Izola

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
St. George's Church and Church of St Peter will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Magical World of Shells Museum and Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, make a trip to Walls of Piran, and get a taste of the local shopping with Duka Gallery.

For other places to visit and tourist information, use the Piran online route planner.

Piran is very close to Izola. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kostanjevica na Krki.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

Kostanjevica na Krki

— 3 nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Božidar Jakac Art Museum and Sevnica Castle. Discover out-of-the-way places like Raka Castle and Franciscan Monastery. Change things up with these side-trips from Kostanjevica na Krki: Novo Mesto Cathedral (in Novo Mesto), Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360 (in Čatež ob Savi) and Bela Krajina Museum (in Metlika). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Pleterje Open-Air Museum, explore the historical opulence of Brežice Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Otočec Castle Park, and Head underground at Kostanjevica Cave.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kostanjevica na Krki road trip planning website.

Getting from Piran to Kostanjevica na Krki by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Kostanjevica na Krki, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grosuplje.

Things to do in Kostanjevica na Krki

Historic Sites · Museums · Golf · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:

Grosuplje

— 3 nights
Grosuplje is a town in central Slovenia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mayor's Cave. Discover out-of-the-way places like Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre and Stična Abbey. Change things up with these side-trips from Grosuplje: Volčji Potok Arboretum (in Radomlje) and Ribnica Castle and Museum (in Ribnica).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grosuplje sightseeing planner.

Drive from Kostanjevica na Krki to Grosuplje in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Grosuplje are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. On the 10th (Sat), you're off to Litija.

Things to do in Grosuplje

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:

Litija

— 3 nights
Litija is a town in the Litija Basin in central Slovenia. The Grom Motorcycle Museum and Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Land of Hayracks and Solčava Panoramic Road. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Litija: Solčava (Logar Valley Landscape Park & Center Rinka). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Pristava Tourist Village.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Litija attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Grosuplje to Litija takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Litija are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Celje.

Things to do in Litija

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:

Celje

— 3 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.
Appreciate the collections at Carinthia Regional Museum - Slovenj Gradec and Museum of Recent History Celje. Get outdoors at Velenje Beach and Hell Cave. Explore Celje's surroundings by going to Rogla Sports and Ski Centre (in Zreče) and Carinthian Regional Museum - Ravne na Koroškem (in Ravne na Koroškem). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Laško Brewery.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Celje trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Litija to Celje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Celje

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:

Podčetrtek

— 3 nights
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Visit Church of Sv. Roka and The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Rogatec Open Air Museum and Ana's Mansion. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Jelenov Greben Homestead, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery, get in on the family fun at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, and explore the historical opulence of Podsreda Castle.

To plan Podčetrtek vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Celje to Podčetrtek in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 59°F. You'll set off for Maribor on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:

Maribor

— 3 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God and Terme Ptuj. You'll explore and learn at Ptuj Castle and Old Vine House. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent, stop by Vino Valdhuber, and let the kids burn off some steam at Maribor City Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor travel planner.

Traveling by car from Podčetrtek to Maribor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Maribor, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Lendava.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:

Lendava

— 3 nights
A small town with big appeal, Lendava features a number of important buildings, including the monumental theater designed by a Hungarian architect.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lendava Castle and Weingut Curin-Prapotnik. Visit Jeruzalem Church and St. John the Baptist’s Church for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lendava: Ljutomer (Krapje Beekeeping Museum & Izletnisko - Vinogradniska Kmetija Ratek). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Synagogue Lendava, see the interesting displays at Murska Sobota Regional Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Vinarium Tower.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lendava trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Lendava takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lendava

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:

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.