13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
2
Piran
— 3 nights
3
Ptuj
— 3 nights
4
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Popular historic sites such as Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town Centre of Radovljica and National Museum of Contemporary History. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Municipal Museum of Radovljica (in Radovljica) and Idrija (Gewerkenegg Castle & Francis's Shaft). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, step into the grandiose world of Škofja Loka Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Ljubljana. In September, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Idrija, Radovljica, Škofja Loka Castle
Highlights from your plan
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica
Škofja Loka Castle ©
Škofja Loka Castle

3
nights
Piran

Piran
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get some cultural insight at St. George's Church and Magical World of Shells Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Piran trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in September, things will get a bit warmer in Piran: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ptuj.

Things to do in Piran

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Koper, Svetilnik Beach, Portorož Beach, Strunjan Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

3
nights
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Get some historical perspective at Celje Castle and Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ptuj Castle and Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God. Explore Ptuj's surroundings by going to Celje (Almshouse, St. Cecilia Church, &more), Podčetrtek (Haler Homestead & Spas) and Rogatec Open Air Museum (in Rogatec). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, don't miss a visit to Ptuj City Tower, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ptuj vacation planner.

You can drive from Piran to Ptuj in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Piran in September; daily highs in Ptuj reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums

Side Trips

Celje, Podčetrtek, Rogatec Open Air Museum
Highlights from your plan
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Spas

3
nights
Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kobarid Museum and Ravelnik Open Air Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Virje Waterfall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kranjska Gora: Predil Pass (in Bovec), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Kobarid (Italian Charnel House & Kozjak Waterfall). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, explore the activities along Lake Jasna, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Kekec.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora trip planning tool.

Getting from Ptuj to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Ptuj in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kranjska Gora: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bovec, Kobarid, Peričnik Falls
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum
Ravelnik Open Air Museum ©
Ravelnik Open Air Museum

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