9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Ptuj
— 1 day
2
Podčetrtek
— 1 night
3
Postojna
— 1 night
4
Ankaran
— 1 night
5
Idrija
— 1 night
6
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
7
Kamnik
— 1 night
8
Slovenj Gradec
— 1 night

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Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 8th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, thenpause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, thenmake a trip to Prešernova Street, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ptuj road trip site.

Ljubljana to Ptuj is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August in Ptuj, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Museums
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Prešernova Street ©
Prešernova Street
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle

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Podčetrtek

For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
On the 9th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, look for all kinds of wild species at Jelenov Greben Homestead, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Before you visit Podčetrtek, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Podčetrtek takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Spas Wildlife Shopping
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Spas
Jelenov Greben Homestead ©
Jelenov Greben Homestead
Olimje Monastery ©
Olimje Monastery

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Postojna

Postojna ©
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.
On the 10th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, thenHead underground at Postojna Cave, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Postojna online journey builder.

Drive from Podčetrtek to Postojna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Ankaran.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Škocjan Caves
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

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Ankaran

Ankaran ©
Ankaran is a town in the Municipality of Ankaran, located near the border with Italy, in the Littoral region of Slovenia. On the 11th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, thenadmire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Piazza Tito, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ankaran travel route planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Ankaran in an hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ankaran when traveling from Postojna in August, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Idrija.

Things to do in Ankaran

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Koper, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
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Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Praetorian Palace ©
Praetorian Palace
Piazza Tito ©
Piazza Tito

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Idrija

Idrija ©
While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
On the 12th (Wed), go deep underground at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, see the interesting displays at Topilnica Hg, thenlearn about all things military at Idrija War Museum, and finally explore the galleries of Gewerkenegg Castle.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Idrija trip maker tool.

You can drive from Ankaran to Idrija in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ankaran in August, expect Idrija to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Idrija

Museums Historic Sites
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Topilnica Hg ©
Topilnica Hg
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Gewerkenegg Castle ©
Gewerkenegg Castle

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Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 13th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, thendon't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at Planica Zipline, thenmake a trip to Predil Pass, thenrelax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally make a trip to Fort Hermann.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip builder site.

Drive from Idrija to Kranjska Gora in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bovec
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
River Rafting & Tubing
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna

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Kamnik

Kamnik ©
History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
On the 15th (Sat), stroll around Volčji Potok Arboretum, soothe aching muscles at Natural Health Resort, thenhit the slopes at Krvavec, and finally explore the activities along Kamniška Bistrica Valley.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kamnik road trip website.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Kamnik in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kamnik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Slovenj Gradec.

Things to do in Kamnik

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Krvavec, Volčji Potok Arboretum
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Krvavec ©
Krvavec
Kamniška Bistrica Valley ©
Kamniška Bistrica Valley
Volčji Potok Arboretum ©
Volčji Potok Arboretum

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Slovenj Gradec

Slovenj Gradec ©
Slovenj Gradec is a town in northern Slovenia. On the 16th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George, thenshop like a local with Carinthia Regional Museum - Slovenj Gradec, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Elizabeth.

To find out how to plan a trip to Slovenj Gradec, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kamnik to Slovenj Gradec in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Slovenj Gradec can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Slovenj Gradec

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces
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Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Church of St. Elizabeth
Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces ©
Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces
Carinthia Regional Museum - Slovenj Gradec ©

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