23 days in Slovenia Itinerary

23 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Start: Zurich
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Bled
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Murska Sobota
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Ptuj
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Laško
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Piran
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  15 min
8
Izola
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
9
Koper
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
10
Lipica
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
11
Postojna
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Zurich

5
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Ljubljana is known for historic sites, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, get outside with Balonarski Center Barje, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary planning app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora), Peričnik Waterfall (in Mojstrana) and Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero). There's lots more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, take in the awesome beauty at Viševnik, and get great views at Mala Osojnica.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Bled sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Vršič Pass, Vintgar Gorge, Peričnik Waterfall, Lake Bohinj
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

2
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
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 11th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, then admire the landmark architecture of Vetrinjski dvor, then do a tasting at Ramsak Winery, and finally do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Plečnik's Church, examine the collection at Maribor Regional Museum, then get your game on at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Maribor trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Maribor sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Murska Sobota.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Plečnik's Church
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Vinogradi Horvat ©
Vinogradi Horvat
Maribor Regional Museum ©
Maribor Regional Museum

1
night
Murska Sobota

Murska Sobota ©
Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
On the 13th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Vinarium Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist’s Church, then steep yourself in history at Murska Sobota Castle, and finally learn more about the world around you at Vulkanija Adventure Park.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Murska Sobota trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Murska Sobota takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Murska Sobota

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

St. John the Baptist’s Church, Vulkanija Adventure Park, Vinarium Tower
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St. John the Baptist’s Church ©
St. John the Baptist’s Church
Vulkanija Adventure Park ©
Vulkanija Adventure Park
Vinarium Tower ©
Vinarium Tower

1
night
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George, pause for some serene contemplation at Zupnijska cerkev sv. Marije - Ptujskogorske Matere Bozje, then make a trip to Presernova street, and finally appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ptuj online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Murska Sobota to Ptuj takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Laško.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Museums
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Presernova street ©
Presernova street
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle

2
nights
Laško

Laško ©
Nestled on the banks of the Savinja River, Lasko is both a spa town and home to the country's largest and most famous brewery.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Mozirski Gaj Gardens, then kick back and relax at Velenje Beach, and then walk around Laško Spa Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Mestni park, then examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, then examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Laško road trip website.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Laško takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Laško can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Piran.

Things to do in Laško

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Celje, Velenje Beach, Mozirski Gaj Gardens
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Velenje Beach ©
Velenje Beach
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Mozirski Gaj Gardens
Mozirski Gaj Gardens

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Walls of Piran, admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, then take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, make a trip to Port Piran, partake in some friendly competition at Creative Ways, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine, then examine the collection at The Museum of Underwater Activities, and finally experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran day trip planning website.

You can drive from Laško to Piran in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Laško in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Piran. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to take a shuttle to Izola.

Things to do in Piran

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Fonda Fish Farm
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Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Izola

Izola ©
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 19th (Sat): get outside with Predor Salet, then enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, and then stroll around Park Pietro Coppo.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Izola day trip planning site.

Izola is very close to Piran. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Izola

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Predor Salet ©
Predor Salet

1
night
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Histria Botanica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Koper travel itinerary planner.

Koper is just a short distance from Izola. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Koper

Classes Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
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Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower

1
night
Lipica

Lipica ©
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): try to win big at Grand Casino Lipica, learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor, and then view the masterpieces at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lipica trip planner.

Drive from Koper to Lipica in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Lipica

Casinos Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Military Museum Tabor
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Grand Casino Lipica ©
Grand Casino Lipica
Military Museum Tabor ©
Military Museum Tabor

2
nights
Postojna

Postojna ©
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Postojna Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna tour itinerary maker website.

Postojna is very close to Lipica. In September, Postojna is a bit cooler than Lipica - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Krizna Jama Cave, Cerknica Lake, Škocjan Caves, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

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