60 days in Slovenia Itinerary

60 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour planner

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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Vrhnika
— 1 night
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Kočevje
— 1 night
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Črnomelj
— 2 nights
Drive
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Novo Mesto
— 6 nights
Drive
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Krško
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sevnica
— 1 night
Drive
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Velenje
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kranj
— 4 nights
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Bled
— 7 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 5 nights
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Kobarid
— 4 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 6 nights
Drive
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Škocjan
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 7 nights
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Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Spend the 4th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 3rd (Sat) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana sightseeing planning app.

Bucharest, Romania to Ljubljana is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Bucharest to Ljubljana, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bucharest in July, you will find days in Ljubljana are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vrhnika.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife

Vrhnika

— 1 night
Vrhnika is a town in Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museum of Post and Telecommunications, see the interesting displays at Ljubljanica River Exhibition, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Human Fish Brewery.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vrhnika travel tool.

Vrhnika is just a stone's throw from Ljubljana. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kočevje.

Things to do in Vrhnika

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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 9th (Fri), examine the collection at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House, then take a peaceful walk through Krokar Primeval Forest, and then see the interesting displays at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kočevje route maker app.

You can drive from Vrhnika to Kočevje in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Vrhnika in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kočevje, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Črnomelj.

Things to do in Kočevje

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Črnomelj

— 2 nights
Črnomelj is a town in southeastern Slovenia. On the 10th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Galerija Kambič, then see the interesting displays at Bela Krajina Museum, and then explore the activities along Kolpa River. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Lahinja Regional Park, step into the grandiose world of Kostel Castle, and then look for all kinds of wild species at River Krupa Spring.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Črnomelj itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Kočevje to Črnomelj in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Črnomelj

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Novo Mesto

— 6 nights
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. Get out of town with these interesting Novo Mesto side-trips: Church of Sv. Roka (in Šmarje Pri Jelšah), Rogatec Open Air Museum (in Rogatec) and Stična Abbey (in Grosuplje). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Otočec Castle Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, contemplate the long history of Božidar Jakac Art Museum, and examine the collection at Brežice Castle.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Novo Mesto attractions planner.

You can drive from Črnomelj to Novo Mesto in an hour. July in Novo Mesto sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Krško.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Krško

— 2 nights
Krško is a town in eastern Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Castle Brestanica, explore the historical opulence of Podsreda Castle, and then do a tasting at Najger Repnica Wine Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): stroll around Kozjansko Regional Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Kostanjevica Cave, and then explore the historical opulence of Raka Castle.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Krško trip planner.

Krško is very close to Novo Mesto. In July, daytime highs in Krško are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sevnica.

Things to do in Krško

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Sevnica

— 1 night
Sevnica is a town on the left bank of the Sava River in central Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Land of Hayracks, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jurklošter Carthusian Monastery, and then step into the grandiose world of Sevnica Castle.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sevnica route maker.

Sevnica is very close to Krško. July in Sevnica sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Velenje.

Things to do in Sevnica

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Velenje

— 6 nights
With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Velenje: Celje (City Park, Celje National Hall, &more), Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica) and Laško Spa Park (in Laško). On the 21st (Wed), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Velenje Beach. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, Head underground at Hell Cave, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Velenje tour itinerary tool.

Getting from Sevnica to Velenje by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Velenje are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kranj.

Things to do in Velenje

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Kranj

— 4 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kranj side-trips: Mount Blegoš (in Škofja Loka) and Franja Partisan Hospital (in Cerkno). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Tunnels Under Old Kranj, see the interesting displays at Trzic Museum, pause for some photo ops at Marian and Holy Trinity Columns, and take in the dramatic natural features at St. Jošt Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kranj day trip planning website.

You can drive from Velenje to Kranj in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kranj can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kranj

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Bled

— 7 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, Lake Bohinj, &more). Spend the 31st (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, and admire all the interesting features of Mala Osojnica.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bled sightseeing website.

Bled is just a short distance from Kranj. In July, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora

— 5 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 10th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, hit the slopes at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, don't miss a visit to Three Country Border, and admire the sheer force of Nadiza.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Bled to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kobarid

— 4 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing, Virje Waterfall, &more). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, make a trip to Fort Hermann, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and explore the activities along Soča Valley.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kobarid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kobarid sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nova Gorica

— 6 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nova Gorica: Otlica Natural Window (in Ajdovščina), Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel) and Dobravlje (Winery Tilia Estate & RockVelo). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Bjana, make a trip to Šmartno, sample the tasty concoctions at Gallus Craft & Draft Beer Bar, and stroll around Sabotin - Peace Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nova Gorica online holiday planner.

Getting from Kobarid to Nova Gorica by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kobarid in August, with highs in Nova Gorica at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Škocjan.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Škocjan day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Škocjan takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Postojna.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Postojna

— 7 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.
Explore Postojna's surroundings by going to Cross Cave (in Grahovo), Winestronaut (in Ajdovščina) and Slivnica (in Cerknica). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, don't miss a visit to Idrija Kamšt, and steep yourself in history at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Postojna day trip planning website.

Postojna is just a short distance from Škocjan. In August in Postojna, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Museums · 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.