24 days in Slovenia Itinerary

24 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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24 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Venice
Drive:  4 h
1
Piran
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  15 min
2
Koper
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Kobarid
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Bled
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Celje
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
7
Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Bus:  45 min
9
Postojna
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Shuttle + Fly:  28 h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 22nd (Sun), make a trip to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. George, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, then make a trip to Piran Town Walls, and finally kick back and relax at Portoroz Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): stroll around Sečovlje Saltworks, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Park Strunjan, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Piran Aquarium.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran attractions planner.

Venice, Italy to Piran is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. September in Piran sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Koper.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Portoroz, Nature Park Strunjan
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Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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 24th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Muda Gate, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, admire the striking features of Tito square, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then learn about winemaking at Vinakoper, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Holy Maurus, browse the different shops at Planet Koper, then ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain, and finally view the masterpieces at Loza Gallery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Koper trip builder .

Koper is just a short distance from Piran. In September, daily temperatures in Koper can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Scuba & Snorkeling, Church of the Holy Maurus
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Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Praetorian Palace ©
Praetorian Palace

1
night
Kobarid

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 26th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej), admire the sheer force of Slap Kozjak, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kobarid driving holiday website .

You can drive from Koper to Kobarid in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Koper in September; daily highs in Kobarid reach 21°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Kobarid

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Kozjak Waterfalls ©
Kozjak Waterfalls
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum

3
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 27th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bled and then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle. Keep things going the next day: trek along Mala Osojnica, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bled road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and 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 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Celje.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

2
nights
Celje

Celje ©
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
On the 29th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno, then see the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, then examine the collection at Museum of Recent History Celje, and finally don't miss a visit to Green Gold Beer Fountain.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Celje trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Bled to Celje in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Celje

Museums Spas Historic Sites

Side Trips

Spas, Green Gold Beer Fountain
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Celje Regional Museum ©
Celje Regional Museum
Spas
Celje Castle ©
Celje 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.
Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Mine Museum (in Mezica) and Vinarium Tower (in Lendava). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, walk around Three Ponds, see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, and explore the striking landscape at Piramida (Pyramid Hill).

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Traveling by car from Celje to Maribor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mine Museum, Vinarium Tower
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Piramida (Pyramid Hill) ©
Piramida (Pyramid Hill)
Mine Museum ©
Mine Museum
Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House

2
nights
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilika Mariahilf. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, take in panoramic vistas at Ptuj City Tower, learn about winemaking at Ptuj Wine Cellar (Ptujska Klet), then steep yourself in history at Terme Ptuj, then see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad), and finally examine the collection at Dominican Monastery (Dominikanski samostan).

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ptuj attractions planning tool .

Traveling by car from Maribor to Ptuj takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Terme Ptuj ©
Terme Ptuj
Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad) ©
Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad)
Presernova street ©
Presernova street

3
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, nightlife, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljanski Grad, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, snap pictures at Tromostovje, and make a trip to Preseren Square.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge
Room Escape Games

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Štanjel Castle (in Stanjel), Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Krizna Jama Cave (in Grahovo). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Postojna Caves, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and get your game on at Creative Ways.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Postojna road trip planning website .

Traveling by bus from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lipica, Wine Tours & Tastings, Štanjel Castle, Museo Militare Di Pivka, Skocjan Caves
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves

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