11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Shuttle
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Maribor
— 1 day
Drive
2
Mozirje
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Portorož
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Kočevje
— 1 night
Drive
6
Kostanjevica na Krki
— 2 nights
Drive

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Maribor

— 1 day
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 11th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral, hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, get to know the fascinating history of Lent, then take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, then appreciate the history behind Plague Column, and finally don't miss a visit to Main Square of Maribor.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip itinerary maker website.

Ljubljana to Maribor is an approximately 1.5-hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. July in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mozirje.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports · Nature

Mozirje

— 1 night
Nature lovers can spend much of their Mozirje vacation hiking or cycling the tracks and roads of the flat areas around town.
On the 12th (Mon), appreciate the views at Savinjska, then admire the natural beauty at Mozirski Gaj Gardens, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Church.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mozirje trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Mozirje takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Mozirje

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Fun & Games

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Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kranjska Gora: Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing & Zipline) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, make a trip to The Russian Chapel, explore the activities along Lake Jasna, and ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kranjska Gora online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mozirje to Kranjska Gora takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Portorož

— 3 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Portorož trip planner.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Portorož by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kranjska Gora in July; daily highs in Portorož reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kočevje.

Things to do in Portorož

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Kočevje

— 1 night
Together with the Krokar primeval forest, which is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Kočevje Region makes for a truly mystical forest landscape.
On the 19th (Mon), make a trip to Veliki Rog, then examine the collection at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House, and then take a peaceful walk through Krokar Primeval Forest.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kočevje road trip tool.

You can drive from Portorož to Kočevje in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Portorož in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kočevje, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Kostanjevica na Krki.

Things to do in Kočevje

Nature · Parks · Museums

Kostanjevica na Krki

— 2 nights
History buffs will likely spend much of their Kostanjevica na Krki vacation exploring the local museum, a former monastery and one of the country's finest medieval monuments.
On the 20th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Raka Castle, see the interesting displays at Pleterje Open-Air Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Kostanjevica Cave, and finally browse the exhibits of Božidar Jakac Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at River Krupa Spring, contemplate the waterfront views at Kolpa River, and then get engrossed in the history at Šokčev Dvor.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kostanjevica na Krki route builder.

Traveling by car from Kočevje to Kostanjevica na Krki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Kočevje in July since evenings lows in Kostanjevica na Krki dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kostanjevica na Krki

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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.