31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Škofja Loka
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
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Kobarid
— 1 night
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Tolmin
— 1 night
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Dobrovo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hrastovlje
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
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Cerknica
— 1 night
Drive
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Idrija
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
Drive
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Maribor

— 2 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): experience rural life at Farm Firbas, learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery, then learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat, and finally test your team's savvy at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Plečnik's Church, then learn about winemaking at Dveri Pax Winery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lent.

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Brussels, Belgium to Maribor is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In October, daytime highs in Maribor are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

Škofja Loka

— 1 night
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
On the 16th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Brdo Castle, look for gifts at Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio, then don't miss a visit to Tunnels Under Old Kranj, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Kancijan Church, and finally pause for some photo ops at Marian and Holy Trinity Columns.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Škofja Loka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Škofja Loka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Škofja Loka sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Take a break from Bled with a short trip to Lake Bohinj in Bohinjsko Jezero, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, view the masterpieces at Galerija Mikame, make a trip to Lake Bled Train Station, and admire all the interesting features of Mala Osojnica.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planner.

Traveling by car from Škofja Loka to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 20th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Three Country Border, then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, then appreciate the history behind Statue of Kekec, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border, then make a trip to Prisank Mountain Window, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Bovec itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bovec takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Breweries & Distilleries

Kobarid

— 1 night
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
On the 23rd (Fri), trek along Krampež Waterfall, then make a trip to Italian Charnel House, then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and finally admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kobarid trip itinerary builder.

Kobarid is just a short distance from Bovec. In October in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tolmin.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Tolmin

— 1 night
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): snap pictures at Kanal Bridge, steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), then delve into the distant past at Tolmin Castle, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tolmin trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Tolmin is just a short distance from Kobarid. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kobarid in October; daily highs in Tolmin reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dobrovo.

Things to do in Tolmin

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Dobrovo

— 2 nights
Near the Italian border, Dobrovo remains a small settlement in a region known for its hilly orchards, vineyards, and olive groves.
On the 25th (Sun), do a tasting at Bjana, then stroll around Sabotin Park Miru, then do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and finally get outside with Magma X. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Winery Tilia Estate, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Reservoir Dogs brewery, then make a trip to Šmartno, and finally learn about winemaking at Klet Brda.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dobrovo trip tool.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Dobrovo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Dobrovo

Wineries · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 27th (Tue), pick up some new knowledge with Histria Botanica, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and then make a trip to Tartini Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, make a trip to Walls of Piran, then stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, and finally experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran route planner.

You can drive from Dobrovo to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle; or take a bus. In October in Piran, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hrastovlje.

Things to do in Piran

Classes · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Hrastovlje

— 1 night
Enveloped in the picturesque landscape of the surrounding hills and green plaines, Hristovlje proves to be one of the most captivating excursions in southwestern Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at Paintball Materia and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hrastovlje trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Piran to Hrastovlje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Postojna.

Things to do in Hrastovlje

Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Postojna

— 2 nights
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): Head underground at Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves. Keep things going the next day: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery, then Head underground at Planina Cave, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Creative Ways Escape Adventure.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Postojna online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Hrastovlje to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Hrastovlje in October; daily highs in Postojna reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Predjama

— 1 night
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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): hike along Nanos Plateau and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Predjama trip itinerary website.

Predjama is just a short distance from Postojna. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cerknica.

Things to do in Predjama

Outdoors · Nature · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Cerknica

— 1 night
Cerknica invites travelers to explore the natural treasures of Slovenia's countryside.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Slivnica, don't miss a visit to Lake Bloke, then Head underground at Cross Cave, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cerknica vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Predjama to Cerknica in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Cerknica can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Idrija.

Things to do in Cerknica

Nature · Parks

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Idrija Kamšt, go deep underground at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, browse the exhibits of Gewerkenegg Castle, then examine the collection at Idrija Municipal Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Franja Partisan Hospital.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Idrija trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Cerknica to Idrija by car takes about an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Idrija can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Idrija

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Ljubljana

— 7 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with a short trip to Human Fish Brewery in Vrhnika (about 40 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Idrija to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ptuj.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Fun & Games · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ptuj

— 2 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 11th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, then stroll around City Park, and finally appreciate the history behind War and Peace Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist’s Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jeruzalem Church, then do a tasting at Wineries & Vineyards, and finally make a trip to Ptuj City Tower.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Ptuj trip site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Ptuj takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Wineries

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.