9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Solčava — 2 nights

Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park and then cruise along Solčava Panoramic Road. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at Metropolis Spa, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Solčava trip itinerary tool.

Milan, Italy to Solčava is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Milan in August, expect Solčava to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Veržej.
Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Veržej — 2 nights

Veržej is a settlement and a small municipality in northeastern Slovenia. On the 22nd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Jeruzalem Church, then identify plant and animal life at Ormož Lagoon Nature Reserve, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally examine the collection at Krapje Beekeeping Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Grandmother's Mill, then enjoy breathtaking views from Vinarium Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist’s Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ormoz Castle.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Veržej road trip planner.

You can drive from Solčava to Veržej in 2 hours. You'll set off for Celje on the 24th (Tue).
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): make a trip to Celje Water Tower, explore the fascinating underground world of Hell Cave, and then don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Celje trip planner.

You can drive from Veržej to Celje in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Cerknica.
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Cerknica — 1 night

Cerknica invites travelers to explore the natural treasures of Slovenia's countryside.
On the 25th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Notranjski Regional Park and then Head underground at Cross Cave.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cerknica attractions app.

You can drive from Celje to Cerknica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Piran.
Parks · Trails · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get outdoors at Portorož Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Strunjan Nature Reserve and Šalet Tunnel. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, make a trip to Walls of Piran, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our Piran sightseeing planner.

Drive from Cerknica to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cerknica in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Slovenia travel guide

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.