8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Pivka
— 1 day
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Novo Mesto
— 1 night
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Podčetrtek
— 1 night
Drive
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Ptuj
— 1 night
Drive
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Murska Sobota
— 1 night
Drive
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Rogla
— 1 night
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Solčava
— 2 nights

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Pivka

For a small town, Pivka offers a surprising number of activities for all kinds of travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Grad Prem, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Petelinje, then don't miss a visit to Museo Militare Di Pivka, and finally see the interesting displays at Pivka Park of Military History.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pivka trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Pivka. August in Pivka sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Pivka

Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Novo Mesto

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. For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Novo Mesto trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Pivka to Novo Mesto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Pivka in August, Novo Mesto is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. You'll set off for Podčetrtek on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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Podčetrtek

For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sv. Roka, identify plant and animal life at Jelenov Greben Homestead, then pause for some serene contemplation at Olimje Monastery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Podčetrtek journey maker site.

Drive from Novo Mesto to Podčetrtek in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In August in Podčetrtek, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Spas · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Ptuj

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Ptuj City Tower, appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, then contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, then admire the local landmark of Green Gold Beer Fountain, and finally learn about winemaking at Ptuj Wine Cellar.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ptuj travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Podčetrtek to Ptuj takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. August in Ptuj sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Murska Sobota.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

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Murska Sobota

Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Murska Sobota trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Murska Sobota takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Murska Sobota are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 16th (Sun), you're off to Rogla.

Things to do in Murska Sobota

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Rogla

Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get curious at Noordung Centre and then take in the pleasant sights at Pohorje Treetop Walk.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rogla itinerary builder app.

Drive from Murska Sobota to Rogla in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Solčava.

Things to do in Rogla

Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

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Solčava

Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Solčava: Plečnik Monument (in Črna na Koroškem), Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica) and Gradisko Lake (in Lukovica). Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Logar Valley Landscape Park, stop by Center Rinka, cruise along Solčava Panoramic Road, and don't miss a visit to Sveti Duh.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read our Solčava trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Rogla to Solčava in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
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.