16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Stanjel
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Ljubljana
— 7 nights
shuttle + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

2
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Maribor is the second-largest city in Slovenia with about 95,500 inhabitants in 2016. Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Ptuj (Basilika Mariahilf & Ptuj City Tower), Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci) and Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroskem). There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, examine the collection at Mine Museum, fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and do a tasting at Dveri Pax Winery.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Maribor trip planner.

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India to Maribor is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. In January, Maribor is colder than Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) - with highs of 5°C and lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ptuj, The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary, Dveri Pax Winery, Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, Mine Museum
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort ©
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort
Basilika Mariahilf ©
Basilika Mariahilf

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Get out of town with these interesting Piran side-trips: Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra (in Hrastovlje), Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Sempas) and Reservoir Dogs brewery (in Nova Gorica).

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Piran trip planner .

You can drive from Maribor to Piran in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Maribor in January, things will get a bit warmer in Piran: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Stanjel.

Things to do in Piran

Breweries & Distilleries Classes Museums

Side Trips

Koper, Nova Gorica, Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra, Zupnijska cerkev Device Marije Roznovenske
Highlights from your plan
Reservoir Dogs brewery ©
Reservoir Dogs brewery
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery ©
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery

2
nights
Stanjel

Stanjel ©
Štanjel is a village in the Municipality of Komen in the Littoral region of Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Daniel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Skocjan Caves, explore the fascinating underground world of Divaska jama, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Stanjel travel planner.

You can drive from Piran to Stanjel in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Stanjel

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Postojna, Skocjan Caves, Divaska jama, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves

7
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Lake Bled, Bled Castle, & more). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Tromostovje, get your game on at Paintball Park Spyder, and make a trip to Preseren Square.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Stanjel to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Stanjel in January, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Tours Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bled, Tollhouse (Mitnicarska hisa)
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge

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