44 days in Slovenia Itinerary

44 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Train to Frankfurt, Fly to Bovec
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 6 nights
Drive
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Trenta
— 1 day
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Štanjel
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
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Škocjan
— 2 nights
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Lipica
— 2 nights
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Hrastovlje
— 1 night
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Koper
— 7 nights
Shuttle
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Izola
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Novo Mesto
— 2 nights
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Žužemberk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dolenjske Toplice
— 1 night
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Kostanjevica na Krki
— 1 night
Drive
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Rogaška Slatina
— 1 night
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Rogaška Slatina
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Virje Waterfall, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

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Baden-Baden, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and car. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.
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Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:

Kranjska Gora — 6 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Russian Chapel and Martuljek Waterfalls. Get in touch with nature at Zelenci Nature Reserve and Nadiza. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border, see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house, tour the pleasant surroundings at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, and take in the awesome beauty at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip maker site.

You can drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Trenta.
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Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 3:

Trenta — 1 day

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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Trenta day trip app.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Trenta in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 2 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.
On the 4th (Sun), relax in the rural setting at Apitourism Kozjak, then trek along Krampež Waterfall, and then admire the sheer force of Koseč Gorges. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Tonovec Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church, and then head outdoors with Krčnik Troughs.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kobarid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Trenta to Kobarid takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tolmin.
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Tolmin — 2 nights

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 6th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Tolmin Castle, then examine the collection at Davča Ethnographic Museum, then trek along Mount Blegoš, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to Anton Ažbe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Tolmin Museum, take in the views from Kanal Bridge, and then learn about winemaking at Scurek.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tolmin trip itinerary maker tool.

Tolmin is just a short distance from Kobarid. Traveling from Kobarid in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Tolmin: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Štanjel.
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Štanjel — 1 night

Perched on top of a hill in western Slovenia, the charming town of Stanjel appeals to various kinds of travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Daniel, explore the activities along Vipava River Spring, and then do a tasting at The Wine House Rondic.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Štanjel attractions website.

You can drive from Tolmin to Štanjel in 1.5 hours. In September in Štanjel, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Postojna.
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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.
On the 9th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, grab your bike and head to Notranjski Regional Park, and then take in the awesome beauty at Slivnica. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Guštarna, then make a trip to Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama, then Head underground at Planina Cave, and finally see the interesting displays at Karst Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Štanjel to Postojna takes an hour. In September, Postojna is slightly colder than Štanjel - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Predjama.
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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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje and then hike along Nanos Plateau.

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Predjama is just a stone's throw from Postojna. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Škocjan.
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Škocjan — 2 nights

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

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Traveling by car from Predjama to Škocjan takes an hour. On the 13th (Tue), you'll travel to Lipica.
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Lipica — 2 nights

Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, and then tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm. On the next day, play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica, try your luck at Grand Casino Lipica, and then learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lipica trip itinerary app.

Lipica is just a stone's throw from Škocjan. In September, daily temperatures in Lipica can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Hrastovlje.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

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Drive from Lipica to Hrastovlje in an hour. September in Hrastovlje sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Koper.
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
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Koper — 7 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Visiting Debeli Rtič Landscape Park and Koper City Beach will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Praetorian Palace and Zusterna Beach. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Vinakoper, explore the activities along Dragonja, admire the landmark architecture of Piazza Tito, and don't miss a visit to Smoothie Cab.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Koper road trip planning site.

Koper is very close to Hrastovlje. In September in Koper, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to take a shuttle to Izola.
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Izola — 1 night

Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Villa on Republic Square, stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, then examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, and finally head outdoors with Šalet Tunnel.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Izola day trip app.

Izola is just a short distance from Koper. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to take a shuttle to Piran.
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Piran — 3 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Town Hall. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, and steep yourself in history at First of May Square.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran holiday planner.

Piran is just a stone's throw from Izola. In September in Piran, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Novo Mesto.
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Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:

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. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Mestna hisa - Rotovz, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Monastery, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Dolenjska, and finally steep yourself in history at Breg.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Novo Mesto route site.

Drive from Piran to Novo Mesto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in September: high temperatures in Novo Mesto hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Žužemberk.
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Žužemberk — 2 nights

Žužemberk, is a town and a municipality in the Dinaric Alps of Slovenia, located south-east of the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at Land of Hayracks and then explore the historical opulence of Bogenšperk Castle. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Pristava Tourist Village, then get engrossed in the history at Open-Air Museum of Josip Jurčič, and then explore the historical opulence of Žužemberk Castle.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Žužemberk travel route planner.

Žužemberk is just a short distance from Novo Mesto. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Dolenjske Toplice.
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Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:

Dolenjske Toplice — 1 night

Dolenjske Toplice is a settlement near Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia and is the seat of the Municipality of Dolenjske Toplice. On the 2nd (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Veliki Rog, then identify plant and animal life at River Krupa Spring, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Berryshka Distillery and Chocolatier. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kočevje and then make a trip to Lahinja Regional Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dolenjske Toplice trip planner.

Dolenjske Toplice is very close to Žužemberk. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Kostanjevica na Krki.
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Kostanjevica na Krki — 1 night

History buffs will likely spend much of their Kostanjevica na Krki vacation exploring the local museum, a former monastery and one of the country's finest medieval monuments.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pleterje Charterhouse Monastery, then take in the awesome beauty at Gorjanci Hills, and then step into the grandiose world of Raka Castle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kostanjevica na Krki online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Dolenjske Toplice to Kostanjevica na Krki takes an hour. In October in Kostanjevica na Krki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rogaška Slatina.
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Rogaška Slatina — 1 night

Rogaska Slatina is well known for its spa and curative mineral water rich in magnesium.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, then take in nature's colorful creations at Cacti Pavilion, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Berg Boč, and finally appreciate the history behind Pegasus Statue.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Rogaška Slatina online visit planner.

You can drive from Kostanjevica na Krki to Rogaška Slatina in 1.5 hours. In October in Rogaška Slatina, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Rogaška Slatina.
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Rogaška Slatina — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, then admire the natural beauty at Cacti Pavilion, then take in the awesome beauty at Berg Boč, and finally pause for some photo ops at Pegasus Statue.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rogaška Slatina trip planner.

Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Maribor.
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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.
On the 7th (Fri), let little ones run wild at Maribor City Park, relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body, and then identify plant and animal life at Pekrska Gorca. Keep things going the next day: learn the secrets of beer at Tasting Maribor and then explore the fascinating underground world of Hell Cave.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip planner.

Drive from Rogaška Slatina to Maribor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Maribor sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.
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