9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Maribor
— 1 night
2
Metlika
— 1 night
3
Novo Mesto
— 1 night
4
Piran
— 2 nights
5
Štanjel
— 1 night
6
Idrija
— 2 nights

1
night
Maribor

Maribor ©
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 20th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor, thenhit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, and finally see the interesting displays at Old Vine House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, don't miss a visit to Sinagoga Maribor, thensee the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor road trip website.

Ljubljana to Maribor is an approximately 1.5-hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Maribor are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Metlika.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ptuj Castle, Celje Castle
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Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort ©
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Pyramid Archaeological Site ©
Pyramid Archaeological Site

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Metlika

Metlika ©
Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at River Krupa Spring, thenexplore the activities along Kolpa River, and then examine the collection at Belokranjski Muzej.

To find ratings and tourist information, go to the Metlika trip planning app.

You can drive from Maribor to Metlika in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Metlika

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

River Krupa Spring
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Kolpa River ©
Kolpa River
River Krupa Spring ©
River Krupa Spring
Belokranjski Muzej ©
Belokranjski Muzej

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Novo Mesto

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. On the 23rd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Breg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Novo Mesto Cathedral, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Otočec Castle Park, and finally tee off at Golf Grad Otočec.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Novo Mesto trip planner.

Novo Mesto is just a stone's throw from Metlika. In July, daytime highs in Novo Mesto are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Spas
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Novo Mesto Cathedral
Novo Mesto Cathedral
Otočec Castle Park ©
Otočec Castle Park
Golf Grad Otočec ©
Golf Grad Otočec

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Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 24th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, meet the residents at Piran Aquarium, thendon't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, thenadmire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Piran route builder tool.

You can drive from Novo Mesto to Piran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Piran are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Štanjel.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, Portorož Beach
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Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Portorož Beach ©
Portorož Beach
Sečovlje Salina Nature Park ©
Sečovlje Salina Nature Park

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Štanjel

Perched on top of a hill in western Slovenia, the charming town of Stanjel appeals to various kinds of travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Daniel, explore the historical opulence of Štanjel Castle, thentest your team's savvy at Karra Karst Escapes, and finally awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Štanjel trip app.

You can drive from Piran to Štanjel in 1.5 hours. In July in Štanjel, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Idrija.

Things to do in Štanjel

Wineries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Karra Karst Escapes, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Karra Karst Escapes ©
Karra Karst Escapes
Štanjel Castle ©
Štanjel Castle

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Gewerkenegg Castle, thenpause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital, and finally discover the riches below the earth's surface at Idrija Kamšt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave, identify plant and animal life at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Idrija attractions planner.

Drive from Štanjel to Idrija in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Štanjel in July; daily highs in Idrija reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Idrija

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Franja Partisan Hospital, Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, Cerknica Lake, Planina Cave, Cross Cave
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Cross Cave ©
Cross Cave
Cerknica Lake ©
Cerknica Lake
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park ©
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park

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