18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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1
Ljubljana
— 8 nights
2
Bled
— 3 nights
3
Maribor
— 3 nights
4
Piran
— 3 nights

8
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ljubljana Old Town and Metelkova. Escape the urban bustle at Postojna Cave and Balonarski Center Barje. Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Postojna to see Predjama Castle about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana visit planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Postojna
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenget great views at Mala Osojnica, and then head off the coast to Bled Island. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, thenhead outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally take some stellar pictures from Straza Bled.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bled trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Island ©
Bled Island

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Celje Castle and Plague Column. Visiting Pyramid Archaeological Site and Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Podčetrtek (Spas & Jelenov Greben Homestead), Ptuj (Sveti Florijan Statue, Ptuj Castle, &more) and Green Gold Beer Fountain (in Žalec). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, explore the landscape on two wheels at Pekrska Gorca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Main Square of Maribor.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Maribor vacation website.

Drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ptuj, Podčetrtek, Celje Castle, Green Gold Beer Fountain
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Pyramid Archaeological Site ©
Pyramid Archaeological Site
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort ©
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle

3
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 26th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally shop like a local with Loza Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, thenexamine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and finally examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran trip itinerary builder app.

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. In September, Piran is a bit warmer than Maribor - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Koper, Škocjan Caves, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Portorož Beach
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

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