18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Novo Mesto
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Murska Sobota
— 1 night
Drive
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights

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Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Relax by the water at Portorož Beach and Svetilnik Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Strunjan Nature Reserve and Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve. The adventure continues: make a trip to Tartini Square, admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, and get outside with Šalet Tunnel.

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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Piran. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

Novo Mesto

— 2 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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Božidar Jakac Art Museum, then play a few rounds at Golf Grad Otočec, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Otočec Castle Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Najger Repnica Wine Cave, then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Monastery, and then contemplate the long history of Breg.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Novo Mesto planner.

You can drive from Piran to Novo Mesto in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in July, Novo Mesto is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. You will leave for Ljubljana on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

Ljubljana

— 2 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 Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Velika Planina and Cross Cave. Take a break from Ljubljana with a short trip to Postojna Cave in Postojna, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Ljubljana Central Market and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana vacation planning app.

You can drive from Novo Mesto to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Murska Sobota.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Murska Sobota

— 1 night
Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
On the 27th (Tue), awaken your taste buds at Radgonske Gorice, steep yourself in history at Murska Sobota Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist’s Church, and finally make a trip to Muse Erato.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Murska Sobota trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Murska Sobota takes 2 hours. July in Murska Sobota sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ptuj.

Things to do in Murska Sobota

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

Ptuj

— 2 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, then immerse yourself in nature at Partovec Biotope, then indulge your senses at Zlati Grič Wine Cellar, and finally play a few rounds at Zlati Grič Golf Club. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ptuj driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Murska Sobota to Ptuj in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Golf · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Vintgar Gorge. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zipline and Zelenci Nature Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Golden Horn Fairyland (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass & Ajdovska Deklica). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Straža Bled, get great views at Ojstrica, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, and view the masterpieces at Galerija Mikame.

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You can drive from Ptuj to Bled in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tolmin Gorge and Kozjak Waterfall. Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Planica Valley. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, make a trip to Fort Hermann, and contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

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.