Travel Slovenia from East to West

Travel Slovenia from East to West

Feel Slovenia

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Make it your trip
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Murska Sobota
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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Kranj
— 1 night
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 1 night
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Lipica
— 1 night
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Portorož
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
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Murska Sobota

Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
On the 8th (Wed), experience rural life at Farm Firbas.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Murska Sobota day trip tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In September, daytime highs in Murska Sobota are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ptuj.
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Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Solčava Panoramic Road as well as Dominican Monastery. On the 8th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Dominican Monastery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ptuj trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Murska Sobota to Ptuj in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Ptuj are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kranj.

Things to do in Ptuj

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums

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Kranj

— 1 night
The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Tunnels Under Old Kranj.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kranj day trip website.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Kranj takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bohinjska Bistrica.
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Bohinjska Bistrica

— 1 night
Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Aktivni Planet as well as Steam Train on Bohinj Railway. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): tour the old-fashioned way with Steam Train on Bohinj Railway and then kick your exploration up a notch at Aktivni Planet.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bohinjska Bistrica vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kranj to Bohinjska Bistrica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Tours · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
You've now added Škocjan Caves to your itinerary. On the 11th (Sat), tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lipica trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjska Bistrica to Lipica in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Bohinjska Bistrica in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Lipica: highs are around 76°F and lows about 58°F. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Lipica

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Portorož

— 1 night
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Thalasso Spa Lepa Vida as well as Sečovlje Salina Nature Park. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park and then relax and rejuvenate at Thalasso Spa Lepa Vida.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Portorož trip planning app.

You can drive from Lipica to Portorož in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. In September in Portorož, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for Ljubljana.

Things to do in Portorož

Spas · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Portorož to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portorož in September, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 68°F and lows about 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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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.