7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 1 night
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Novo Mesto
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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.
Visit Ljubljana Castle and Cankarjevo Nabrežje for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Lake Bohinj and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Savica Waterfall) and Bled (Bled Island & Mala Osojnica). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, and visit Ljubljana Old Town.

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Pescara, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, train, flight, and shuttle. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Pescara in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Ptuj.
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Ptuj — 1 night

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 1st (Thu), appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Ptuj online road trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Ptuj in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Maribor.
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Maribor — 1 night

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site and then don't miss a visit to Main Square.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Ptuj to Maribor in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Novo Mesto.
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Novo Mesto — 1 night

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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Novo Mesto Cathedral and then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Monastery.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Novo Mesto day trip tool.

Drive from Maribor to Novo Mesto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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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.
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