22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Solčava
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rogla
— 1 night
Drive
5
Sevnica
— 1 night
Drive
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Novo Mesto
— 1 night
Drive
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Kočevje
— 1 night
Drive
8
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lipica
— 1 night
Drive
10
Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
11
Bohinjska Bistrica
— 2 nights
Drive
12
Bovec
— 4 nights
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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.
Visit Ljubljana Castle and Cankarjevo Nabrežje for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Ljubljana Old Town and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Zipline, Bled Castle, &more) and Church of St. Kancijan (in Žirovnica). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana online attractions planner.

Manchester, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in August: highs in Ljubljana hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

1
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Solčava

Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
On the 6th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Snow Cave, then take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall, and then experience rural life at Logar Valley Landscape Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Solčava online vacation planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Solčava by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Solčava can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

2
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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Žiče Charterhouse, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arch-parochial Church of St. Martin. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Maribor trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Solčava to Maribor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rogla.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Parks

Side Trips

1
night
Rogla

Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get curious at Noordung Centre, then contemplate the long history of Šumej Black Kitchen, and then go for a walk through Pohorje Treetop Walk.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rogla travel planner.

Drive from Maribor to Rogla in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sevnica.

Things to do in Rogla

Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

1
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Sevnica

Sevnica is a town on the left bank of the Sava River in central Slovenia. On the 10th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Sevnica Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Raka Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jurklošter Carthusian Monastery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sevnica day trip website.

Traveling by car from Rogla to Sevnica takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Sevnica are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Sevnica

Historic Sites

Side Trips

1
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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. To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Novo Mesto online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sevnica to Novo Mesto takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 11th (Wed), you're off to Kočevje.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

1
night
Kočevje

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 12th (Thu), examine the collection at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House, then take a peaceful walk through Krokar Primeval Forest, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Rog.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Kočevje itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Novo Mesto to Kočevje takes an hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Novo Mesto in August since evenings lows in Kočevje dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Piran.

Things to do in Kočevje

Parks · Nature · Museums

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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. George's Church and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Visiting Portorož Beach and Škocjan Caves will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and immerse yourself in nature at Debeli Rtič Landscape Park.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Piran sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kočevje to Piran in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kočevje in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

1
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Lipica

Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica, see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, and then visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lipica vacation planning website.

You can drive from Piran to Lipica in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Tours · Golf · Museums

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Predjama

Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nanos Plateau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Predjama trip planner.

Drive from Lipica to Predjama in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Things to do in Predjama

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Bohinjska Bistrica

Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then get around town with Vogel, and then paddle through the water with Sport4fun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and then push the limits with Hike&Bike Slovenia.

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Drive from Predjama to Bohinjska Bistrica in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

4
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Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kobarid Museum and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem). Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and Ravelnik Open Air Museum will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bovec trip builder app.

You can drive from Bohinjska Bistrica to Bovec in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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.