18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Koper
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Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Velenje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Trenta
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Zurich

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Koper

— 3 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Relax by the water at Portorož Beach and Koper City Beach. Family-friendly places like Strunjan Nature Reserve and Zusterna Beach will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, contemplate the long history of Muda Gate, identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, and ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Koper journey maker tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Koper is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Zurich in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Koper: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Parasailing & Paragliding. Kids will enjoy Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in June, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Ljubljana. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sat) before leaving for Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Maribor

— 3 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Pyramid Archaeological Site and Lent. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maribor City Park and Church of St. George. Venture out of the city with trips to Plečnik's Church (in Bogojina), Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci) and Ptuj (Prešernova Street & Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God).

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Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Velenje.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games · Nature

Side Trips

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Velenje

— 2 nights
With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Bring the kids along to Velenje Beach and The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia. Explore hidden gems such as Celje Castle and Prince's Palace. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Velenje Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at La Vita Spa & Beauty, and pause for some photo ops at Tito Statue.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Velenje trip planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Velenje in an hour. In June in Velenje, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Velenje

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Triglav National Park as well as Soča Valley. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Bohinj and Mostnica Gorge. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zipline and Church of St. Andrew. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Zelenci Nature Reserve (in Kranjska Gora) and Martuljek Waterfalls (in Gozd Martuljek). The adventure continues: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bled online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Velenje to Bled takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Trenta.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Trenta

— 1 night
Trenta is a settlement in the Municipality of Bovec in the traditional Gorizia region in western Slovenia.It lies on the upper Soča river in the Goriška region, the northern part of the Slovene Littoral, along the road from Bovec up to Vršič Pass. On the 28th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Trenta trip planner.

Drive from Bled to Trenta in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Trenta

Parks
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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.