8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Škocjan
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Cerkno
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Ivančna Gorica
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Šmarješke Toplice
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Čatež ob Savi
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Bizeljsko
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Rogaška Slatina
— 1 night
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Celje
— 1 night
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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Novo Mesto
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Škocjan

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Škocjan travel itinerary planner.

Milan, Italy to Škocjan is an approximately 5-hour car ride. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Postojna.
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Postojna — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Postojna trip itinerary planner.

Postojna is just a stone's throw from Škocjan. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cerkno.
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Cerkno — 1 night

A small but important cultural center, Cerkno offers different types of activities throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Cerkno Museum, then contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, then see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, and finally pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cerkno trip tool.

You can drive from Postojna to Cerkno in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

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 28th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, get outside with Mala Osojnica, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, and then visit Ljubljana Old Town.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana visit app.

Traveling by car from Cerkno to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ivančna Gorica.
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Ivančna Gorica

Ivančna Gorica is a settlement and a municipality in central Slovenia. To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ivančna Gorica online trip builder.

Ivančna Gorica is just a short distance from Ljubljana. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Šmarješke Toplice on the 30th (Fri).
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Šmarješke Toplice

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Šmarješke Toplice online trip maker.

Šmarješke Toplice is very close to Ivančna Gorica. September in Šmarješke Toplice sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll set off for Čatež ob Savi on the 30th (Fri).
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Čatež ob Savi

Located at the confluence of the Sava and Krka rivers in eastern Slovenia, the small village of Catez ob Savi attracts various types of tourists.
To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Čatež ob Savi journey planning website.

Čatež ob Savi is just a short distance from Šmarješke Toplice. September in Čatež ob Savi sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll set off for Bizeljsko on the 30th (Fri).
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Spas · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Bizeljsko

Bizeljsko is a settlement in the Municipality of Brežice in eastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bizeljsko tour itinerary maker site.

Bizeljsko is just a stone's throw from Čatež ob Savi. On the 30th (Fri), you're off to Rogaška Slatina.
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Rogaška Slatina — 1 night

Rogaska Slatina is well known for its spa and curative mineral water rich in magnesium.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at Rogatec Open Air Museum and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rogaška Slatina itinerary planner.

Drive from Bizeljsko to Rogaška Slatina in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Rogaška Slatina, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll set off for Celje on the 1st (Sat).
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Celje — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Prince's Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, and then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle.

You can plan Celje trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Rogaška Slatina to Celje takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Ptuj.
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Ptuj — 1 night

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Villa Svitanje, then examine the collection at Skaza Violin Studio, and then appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ptuj trip site.

Drive from Celje to Ptuj in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Novo Mesto.
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Novo Mesto

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. To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Novo Mesto vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Novo Mesto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Mon).
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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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