15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Slovenj Gradec
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Slovenj Gradec
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Pohorje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljutomer
— 1 night
Drive
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Novo Mesto
— 1 night
Drive
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Kočevje
— 1 night
Drive
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Strunjan
— 1 night
Drive
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Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
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Štanjel
— 1 night
Drive
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Vipava
— 2 nights
Drive
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Idrija
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranj
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dusseldorf

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Slovenj Gradec

Slovenj Gradec is a town in northern Slovenia. On the 23rd (Fri), view the masterpieces at Carinthia Regional Museum - Slovenj Gradec and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Elizabeth.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Slovenj Gradec day trip planning app.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Slovenj Gradec is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. July in Slovenj Gradec sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pohorje.

Things to do in Slovenj Gradec

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Pohorje

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. George, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Žiče Charterhouse, then do a tasting at Vino Gaube, and finally explore the activities along Black Lake. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, then see the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of Recent History Celje, and finally delve into the distant past at Early Christian Baptistery.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Pohorje trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Slovenj Gradec to Pohorje in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Ljutomer.

Things to do in Pohorje

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Ljutomer

— 1 night
Ljutomer is a town in northeastern Slovenia, some 40 km east of Maribor. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Murska Sobota Castle, contemplate the long history of Grandmother's Mill, examine the collection at Krapje Beekeeping Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist’s Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Jeruzalem Church, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Ljutomer travel route planner.

Drive from Pohorje to Ljutomer in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Ljutomer

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Novo Mesto

— 1 night
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. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): tee off at Golf Grad Otočec, admire the natural beauty at Otočec Castle Park, then examine the collection at Museum of Dolenjska, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Novo Mesto Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Breg.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Novo Mesto visit planner.

Traveling by car from Ljutomer to Novo Mesto takes 2.5 hours. In July in Novo Mesto, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Kočevje.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Stephen, examine the collection at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Krokar Primeval Forest.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kočevje trip maker.

Getting from Novo Mesto to Kočevje by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kočevje when traveling from Novo Mesto in July, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Strunjan.

Things to do in Kočevje

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Strunjan

— 1 night
Strunjan provides easy access to the nearby nature reserve, the longest section of unspoiled coastline in the Gulf of Trieste.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Tonina House, then take some stellar pictures from Strunjan Cliff, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Strunjan online travel planner.

Drive from Kočevje to Strunjan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Kočevje in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Strunjan. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koper.

Things to do in Strunjan

Wildlife · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Koper

— 3 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Church of St. Francis of Assisi and Church of St. Maurus will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Muda Gate and Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Piazza Tito, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, stroll through Portorož Beach, and learn more about the world around you at Mediadom Pyrhani.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Koper trip planner.

Koper is very close to Strunjan. July in Koper sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Štanjel.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Štanjel

— 1 night
Perched on top of a hill in western Slovenia, the charming town of Stanjel appeals to various kinds of travelers.
On the 2nd (Mon), walk around Ferrari Garden, explore the historical opulence of Štanjel Castle, and then awaken your taste buds at RockVelo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Štanjel travel route planner.

Getting from Koper to Štanjel by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Koper in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Štanjel, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Vipava.

Things to do in Štanjel

Outdoors · Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vipava

— 2 nights
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveta Trojica, then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally awaken your taste buds at Vino Zorz. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Toplar Double Hayrack, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Vipava River Spring.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vipava attractions planner.

Vipava is just a stone's throw from Štanjel. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Idrija.

Things to do in Vipava

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Idrija

— 1 night
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.
On the 5th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Franja Partisan Hospital, then deepen your understanding at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, then browse the exhibits of Gewerkenegg Castle, and finally browse the exhibits of Miner's House.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Idrija day trip planning site.

You can drive from Vipava to Idrija in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Vipava in August, things will get a bit cooler in Idrija: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kranj.

Things to do in Idrija

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Khislstein Castle, then enjoy breathtaking views from Pungert, and then make a trip to Tunnels Under Old Kranj.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kranj road trip website.

You can drive from Idrija to Kranj in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranj

Museums · Historic Sites

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.