13-Day Slovenia Road Trip from Ljubljana to Kobarid, Nova Gorica, Bled, and Celje and surrounding area

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Experience the freedom of the open road in Slovenia as you embark on an unforgettable 13-day road trip! This experience caters to every traveler, featuring destinations like Ljubljana, Veliki Otok, Predjama, Planina, Štanjel, Piran, Kobarid, Žabče, Tolmin, Nova Gorica, Socha, Bled, Bohinjska Bela, Stara Fužina, Blejska Dobrava, Jesenice, Podhom, Zgornje Gorje, Maribor, Lendavske Gorice / Lendvahegy, Lendava / Lendva, Zvodno, Celje, Solčava, Podkoren, and Kranjska Gora. Set off on the ultimate European adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Slovenia takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 5 nights in Ljubljana, 1 night in Kobarid, 1 night in Nova Gorica, 2 nights in Bled, and 3 nights in Celje. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Slovenia. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Ljubljana, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Slovenia on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Slovenia. Postojna Cave and Ljubljana Castle are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Ljubljana, Veliki Otok, Predjama, Planina, Štanjel, Piran, Kobarid, Žabče, Tolmin, Nova Gorica, Socha, Bled, Bohinjska Bela, Stara Fužina, Blejska Dobrava, Jesenice, Podhom, Zgornje Gorje, Maribor, Lendavske Gorice / Lendvahegy, Lendava / Lendva, Zvodno, Celje, Solčava, Podkoren, and Kranjska Gora, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Slovenia. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Slovenia.

Throughout your road trip in Slovenia, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Slovenia.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

The best services in Slovenia fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your road trip in Slovenia today!

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Hotel, 12 nights
Rental car, 13 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Kranjska Gora - village in SloveniaKranjska Gora
Photo of aerial view across the valley towards the settlements of Spodnje Gorje near Bled, Slovenia.Spodnje Gorje
Bled - town in SloveniaBled / 2 nights
Bovec - city in SloveniaBovec
Postojna - town in SloveniaPostojna
Celje - city in SloveniaCelje / 3 nights
Kamnik - town in SloveniaKamnik
Piran / Pirano - town in SloveniaPiran / Pirano
Solčava - town in SloveniaSolčava
Sežana - town in SloveniaSežana
Jesenice - town in SloveniaJesenice
Lendava / Lendva - town in SloveniaLendava / Lendva
Photo of Colorful summer morning on the Stara Fuzina village in Triglav national park Slovenia.Stara Fužina
Capital of Slovenia, panoramic view with old town and castle.Ljubljana / 5 nights
Maribor - city in SloveniaMaribor
Nova Gorica - city in SloveniaNova Gorica / 1 night
Kobarid - city in SloveniaKobarid / 1 night
Tolmin - town in SloveniaTolmin

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Attractions

Beautiful cave interior water cavern with ancient stalactites and stalagmitesPostojna Cave
Ljubljana. Beautiful cities of Europe - charming, capital of Slovenia, panoramic view with old town and castle.Ljubljana Castle
 Aerial view of beautiful Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Maria on a small island at Lake Bled (Blejsko Jezero) and lots of Pletna boats on the lake at summer time with blue skyBled Castle
Dramatic scenery of medieval cliff top Predjama castle and caves, SloveniaPredjama Castle
Soteska Vintgar, Gorje, SloveniaSoteska Vintgar
Travel and landmarks of Slovenia - beautiful Ljubljana with famous Dragon's bridgeDragon Bridge
Tivoli park landscape in Ljubljana, green heart of capital of SloveniaTivoli Park
Teenage girl swinging on a swing at the Ljubljana ZooLjubljana Zoo
Skocjan Caves, SloveniaSkocjan Caves
Panoramic view of empty Prešeren square on a sunny spring day during global COVID-19 outbreak.Prešeren Square
Beautiful aerial view on Piran town with Tartini main square, ancient buildings with red roofs and Adriatic sea in southwestern SloveniaTartini Square
View of Congress Square and the Ursuline Church of the Holy Trinity in the center of Ljubljana, SloveniaCongress Square
Bled, Slovenia. Amazing Bled Lake, island and church with Julian Alps mountain range background, Europe spotlight.Lake Bled
Arboretum Volčji Potok - Otroško Igrišče
The vineyards in Lendavske gorice on an autumn day with the Vinarium view tower rising in the backgroundVinarium Tower
Waterfall Šum
Loving mother and baby girl among yellow tulips flowers in Arboretum, Slovenia.Volčji Potok Arboretum
Planica, Slovenia - Planica Ski Jumping hills in the summer, the Planica Nordic Sport Center, Julian Alps, Slovenia.Planica Nordic Center
Metelkova Art Center, Ljubljana, Upravna Enota Ljubljana, SloveniaMetelkova Art Center
Mountain hut in European Alps on ski slope in summer, hiking destination, koca Luka on Mariborsko Pohorje near Maribor, SloveniaMariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort
House of illusions, Ljubljana, Upravna Enota Ljubljana, SloveniaHouse of illusions
Summer alpine countryside landscape with high mountains and farms in the forest glade. Logar valley (Logarska Dolina) from the panoramic road, Solcava, Slovenia.Logar Valley, Slovenia
Peričnik Waterfall in Vrata Valley: Majestic beauty unveiled as sunlight illuminates cascading veil, shimmering rocks, and pristine surroundings. Nature's artistry awaits your discovery.Peričnik Falls
Medieval old castle in Celje city, Slovenia. Travel outdoor touristic backgroundCelje Castle
Tolmin Gorges, Tolmin, SloveniaTolmin Gorges
WOOP! Trampolin park Ljubljana
Naravni rezervat ZelenciZelenci Nature Reserve
Kozjak lake with ferry boats overlook on Plitvice Lakes National Park of Croatia. Natural forest park with lakes and waterfalls in Lika region. UNESCO World Heritage of Croatia named Plitvicka JezeraKozjak Falls
Tower of the city walls in Piran at the Adriatic Sea in Slovenia.Walls of Piran
A view down from the clock tower into Tito Square, Koper, Slovenia in summertimeTito Square
Nebotičnik - Skyscraper, Ljubljana, Upravna Enota Ljubljana, SloveniaNebotičnik - Skyscraper
Kozorog
Central Market, Ljubljana, Upravna Enota Ljubljana, SloveniaArch Plečnik's Marketplace
Bohinj Lake, Slovenia. Church of St John the Baptist with bridge over Sava River. Triglav National Park in Julian Alps.Lake Bohinj
Slap Virje Waterfall Virje in northern Slovenia in the Soca region located near BovecSlap Virje
Ojstrica, Bled, SloveniaLove bench - Ojstrica
Kobariški muzej d O OKobarid Museum
Photo of cityscape of maribor, marburg, tourist destination in slovenia, europe.Maribor Castle
Mala Osojnica, Bled, SloveniaMala Osojnica
Great Soča Gorge
Piranski svetilnik, Piran / Pirano, Upravna enota Piran / Unità amministrativa Pirano, SloveniaPiranski svetilnik
National Gallery, Ljubljana, Upravna Enota Ljubljana, SloveniaNational Hall
Jezero JasnaLake Jasna
Photo of View of Štanjel castle and Parish Church of St. Danijel at Karst in Primorska, Slovenia.Štanjel Castle
RinkaRinka Waterfall
Photo of The Castle of Lendva in Slovenia on a Summer Day.Lendava Castle
Vodni stolp - Water Tower, Maribor, SloveniaVodni stolp - Water Tower
City Park, Celje, SloveniaCity Park
Napoleon's Bridge, Kobarid, SloveniaNapoleon's Bridge
Sotočje Tolminke in Soče, natural beach, Tolmin, SloveniaSotočje Tolminke in Soče
Photo of Ruins of Haasberg castle near Planina in Notranjska, Slovenia on a cloudy day.Haasberg Castle
Regional Museum of Celje, Celje, SloveniaRegional Museum of Celje
Turistično društvo Gorje, Gorje, SloveniaTuristično društvo Gorje
Gornjesavski muzej Jesenice, Jesenice, SloveniaJesenice Upper Sava Museum
Pokljuka gorge

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Day 1

Day 1 – Ljubljana - arrival day

  • Ljubljana - Arrival day
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  • Prešeren Square
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Welcome to Ljubljana, the perfect starting point for your road trip in Slovenia! Pick up your rental car and let the adventure begin. You will spend 4 nights immersing yourself in Ljubljana's charm before embarking on the next leg of your journey.

Ljubljana is a beautiful town with plenty to discover. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Ljubljana. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in Slovenia. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the town.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Ljubljana. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Reserve a table at Restavracija Strelec, a 1 Michelin star restaurant and a dining establishment in Ljubljana. This epicurean hotspot’s delicious modern and creative offering makes it a crowd favorite. Restavracija Strelec is highly regarded in the culinary world and boasts an impressive track record of satisfied customers.

Another dining place you should visit in Ljubljana is Le Petit Cafe, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.6 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 4,098 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Ljubljana’s Pop's place for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,539 satisfied diners.

Slovenska Hiša is one of the best bars in Ljubljana and the perfect place for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,725 customers.

You may also want to check out Holidays' Pub. Equally popular, this bar offers a great drink list and a nice atmosphere for your celebrations. Holidays' Pub is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,348 customers.

Alternatively, head out to Pritličje. Pritličje has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 853 customers and is a top choice among travelers as well as locals.

Raise a toast to the start of your 13-day road trip in Slovenia!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Ljubljana

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Drive 22 km, 58 min

  • Ljubljana Zoo
  • Tivoli Park
  • Dragon Bridge
  • Arch Plečnik's Marketplace
  • WOOP! Trampolin park Ljubljana
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Day 2 of your road trip across Slovenia promises a magnificent time exploring Ljubljana. You have 3 nights left in Ljubljana. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. Slovenia is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Ljubljana's best restaurants.

Book a table at Julija, a famous dining establishment in Ljubljana. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 2,708 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Ljubljana is Čad, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.4 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 2,703 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Ljubljana’s Dežela Okusov - Top quality 100% gluten-free cuisine for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,530 satisfied diners.

An excellent example is Makalonca, which has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,104 customers.

Another of the best bars you should consider going to is Dvorni Bar. This bar offers a selection of great meals and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 761 customers.

Locals also enjoy TaBar, and you might too. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 704 customers, an after-dinner drink at TaBar is the perfect way to end this day.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Slovenia!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Ljubljana

  • Ljubljana
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Drive 9 km, 32 min

  • Ljubljana Castle
  • Nebotičnik - Skyscraper
  • National Hall
  • Congress Square
  • House of illusions
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On day 3 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Ljubljana. You’ll stay in Ljubljana for 2 nights and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Ljubljana has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Ljubljana offers and add your favorites to your Slovenia travel package below.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Ljubljana's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Make sure to reserve a table at Slovenska Hiša - Figovec, an iconic dining spot in Ljubljana. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,746 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Kavarna Zvezda while in Ljubljana. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, treasured by 1,863 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Restavracija Vodnikov Hram, Ljubljana, a favorite in Ljubljana. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,139 discerning guests.

After dinner, visit Žmauc to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Ljubljana, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 670 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular place like Cielito Lindo. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. Cielito Lindo has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 142 customers.

City Hotel Ljubljana is another bar locals often recommend. This bar offers a great variety of snacks and drinks and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,711 customers.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day of your road trip in Slovenia!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Veliki Otok, Predjama, Planina, Škocjan, and Štanjel

  • Postojna
  • Sežana
  • Ljubljana
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Drive 252 km, 3 hours 52 min

  • Predjama Castle
  • Postojna Cave
  • Haasberg Castle
  • Skocjan Caves
  • Štanjel Castle
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Greet day 4 of your road trip in Slovenia with a smile and start your day with a hearty breakfast. You will return to Ljubljana for your remaining 1 night in the town later today, but first, it’s time for some exploring! On the agenda for this day, you’ll find only the best things to see and do in Veliki Otok, Predjama, Planina, Škocjan, Štanjel, and Ljubljana.

When you’ve had your share of Ljubljana, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Postojna. Your travel time is around 1 hour.

Škocjan’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Postojna behind. This drive usually takes around 28 min. Škocjan welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Škocjan Caves. This cave is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 11,185 reviews.

Set your GPS to Štanjel and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 32 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Štanjel beckons with new experiences!

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Štanjel Castle. This extraordinary castle has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,589 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to Ljubljana and your accommodation.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Ljubljana's best restaurants.

Make sure to reserve a table at Cubo, an iconic dining spot in Ljubljana. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 713 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Restavracija Most while in Ljubljana. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, treasured by 959 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Dubočica restaurant, a favorite in Ljubljana. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 898 discerning guests.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in Ljubljana, LOKUS Cafe. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,557 customers.

Travelers and locals alike also recommend Best Western Premier Hotel Slon. This bar has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,387 customers.

Kavarna zajček, gostinske storitve, Zajc Alenka s. P. Is another popular place for a drink, considered one of the best in the town. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,630 customers.

Say good night to Ljubljana and look forward to another great day of your road trip in Slovenia!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Piran and Kobarid

  • Kobarid
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Drive 269 km, 3 hours 48 min

  • Tito Square
  • Walls of Piran
  • Piranski svetilnik
  • Tartini Square
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 5 of your road trip in Slovenia. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Piran and Kobarid. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Kobarid. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Walls of Piran, a remarkable defensive wall where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 3,765 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Piranski svetilnik. This point of interest has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 1,716 travelers.

Tartini Square is another must-visit attraction. This renowned square offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 9,288 travelers, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Piran, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Kobarid. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 2 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Kobarid, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the town.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Kobarid.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Hisa Polonka. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Kobarid has received a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from around 999 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Fedrig s Prenočišči should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Kobarid, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 587 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at Pizzeria Soča KOBARID. This highly regarded restaurant in Kobarid has earned a rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 1,104 satisfied guests.

If you’re not yet ready to call it a day, pop into Lipa Bar. This bar is considered one of the best in Kobarid and is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 437 customers.

Equally popular, this bar offers a great drink list and a nice atmosphere for your evening endeavors.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in Slovenia.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Magozd, Kobarid, Žabče, Tolmin, and Nova Gorica

  • Kobarid
  • Nova Gorica
  • Tolmin
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Drive 92 km, 1 hour 52 min

  • Sotočje Tolminke in Soče
  • Tolmin Gorges
  • Napoleon's Bridge
  • Kozjak Falls
  • Kobarid Museum
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 6 of your road trip in Slovenia, where you’ll be making 5 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Magozd, Kobarid, Žabče, Tolmin, and Nova Gorica. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Nova Gorica. Nova Gorica will be your home away from home for 1 night.

When you're ready to see some sights, Napoleon's Bridge is a great place to start with. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,153 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Kobarid Museum. This museum has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,276 travelers.

Nova Gorica’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Kobarid behind. This drive usually takes around 50 min. Nova Gorica welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Nova Gorica, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Nova Gorica's best restaurants.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Fabrika, an acclaimed dining establishment in Nova Gorica. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,054 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of GOSTILNA METULJ, d. O. O. While experiencing the best of Nova Gorica. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 787 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Restavracija Gurman, an elegant culinary destination in Nova Gorica. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 712 previous guests.

After dinner, visit Beer Bar Galus, which is considered one of the best bars in the town of Nova Gorica. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 285 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Bar Plaža Spiaggia. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 198 customers.

Alternatively, locals recommend Kings. This bar, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 153 customers, is one of the best bars in the town of Nova Gorica.

Head back to your accommodation in Nova Gorica and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Slovenia!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Plužna, Socha, Volčji Potok, and Bled

  • Kamnik
  • Bovec
  • Bled
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Drive 292 km, 4 hours 43 min

  • Slap Virje
  • Great Soča Gorge
  • Arboretum Volčji Potok - Otroško Igrišče
  • Volčji Potok Arboretum
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Dive into day 7 of your remarkable road trip in Slovenia. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Plužna, Socha, Volčji Potok, and Bled, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Bled. You’ll stay here for 2 nights.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Bovec. This car ride takes around 1 hour 20 min.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Kamnik and set your GPS to Bled. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 43 min. Upon reaching Bled, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Bled. Bled offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Bled. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the town, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Don't forget to book a table at Old Cellar Bled, a well-known eatery in Bled. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,163 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit Public & Vegan Kitchen Bled while exploring Bled. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 1,034 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Pizzeria Rustika, a popular restaurant in Bled. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,466 discerning diners.

Art Cafe Bar is one of the best bars in Bled and the perfect place for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 975 customers.

You may also want to check out bar Bled. Equally popular, this bar offers a great drink list and a nice atmosphere for your celebrations. Bar Bled is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 473 customers.

Alternatively, head out to BACK Bar & Hostel. BACK Bar & Hostel has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 251 customers and is a top choice among travelers as well as locals.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in Slovenia.

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Day 8

Day 8 – Bled, Bohinjska Bela, and Stara Fužina

  • Bled
  • Stara Fužina
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Drive 66 km, 1 hour 31 min

  • Bled Castle
  • Lake Bled
  • Love bench - Ojstrica
  • Mala Osojnica
  • Lake Bohinj
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Day 8 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Bled has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in Bled by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the town.

If you have an appetite for more adventure, check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Bled on this day of your trip. You'll find the most recommended ones below.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Bled.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Oštarija Peglez'n. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Bled has received a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from around 2,367 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Spica - Bar And Restaurant should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Bled, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,961 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at Gostilna Pri Planincu. This highly regarded restaurant in Bled has earned a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 1,524 satisfied guests.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the town. Kult Pub Bled is a popular option with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 319 customers.

Another top option is Bar Planinček, BLED. This bar offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 103 customers.

Aško is also a great place to continue your evening. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 111 customers.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in Slovenia.

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Day 9

Day 9 – Blejska Dobrava, Jesenice, Podhom, Zgornje Gorje, and Zatrnik

  • Celje
  • Jesenice
  • Spodnje Gorje
  • More

Drive 178 km, 2 hours 41 min

  • Jesenice Upper Sava Museum
  • Waterfall Šum
  • Soteska Vintgar
  • Turistično društvo Gorje
  • Pokljuka gorge
  • More

On day 9 of your road trip in Slovenia, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Blejska Dobrava, Jesenice, Podhom, Zgornje Gorje, Zatrnik, and Celje. In the evening, you’ll end up in Celje, where you will stay for 3 nights.

Set your GPS to Jesenice and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 18 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Jesenice beckons with new experiences!

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Jesenice Upper Sava Museum. This much-appreciated museum is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in 147 reviews.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Spodnje Gorje. This car ride takes around 18 min.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Celje, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the town.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Celje's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Reserve a table at Gostilna in pivnica Stari Pisker, a renowned restaurant in Celje. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 4,286 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at Gostilna Amerika while in Celje. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 1,559 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Celje at Kitajski Dvor Restaurant, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,020 customers.

After dinner, visit Užitkarna Beli Vol to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Celje, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 350 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular place like Gušt Pub. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. Gušt Pub has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 365 customers.

Krčma TamKoUčiri is another bar locals often recommend. This bar offers a great variety of snacks and drinks and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 299 customers.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Slovenia!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Lendavske Gorice / Lendvahegy and Celje

  • Maribor
  • Lendava / Lendva
  • Celje
  • More

Drive 278 km, 3 hours 34 min

  • Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort
  • Maribor Castle
  • Vodni stolp - Water Tower
  • Lendava Castle
  • Vinarium Tower
  • More

On day 10 of your road trip, you’ll start and end your day in Celje, but spend part of the day exploring places of interest outside the immediate city. On today's itinerary, you'll find attractions in Maribor, Lendavske Gorice / Lendvahegy, Lendava / Lendva, and Celje. You still have 2 nights left in Celje.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Maribor. This drive usually takes around 49 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, a remarkable ski resort where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 5,357 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Maribor Castle. This castle has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,481 travelers.

Vodni stolp - Water Tower is another must-visit attraction. This renowned bar offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,276 travelers, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Maribor and set your GPS to Lendava / Lendva. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 53 min. Upon reaching Lendava / Lendva, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Journey into the unknown at Lendava Castle, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable castle has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,428 reviews.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Lendava / Lendva, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Celje. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 27 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Celje.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Celje's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Don't forget to book a table at Eurotas, gostinstvo in storitve, d. O. O. PE Špageterija & pizzeria Koper, a well-known eatery in Celje. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,062 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit Gostilna Matjaž Mihael Matjaž s. P. While exploring Celje. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 179 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of OTOKI japanese restaurant, a popular restaurant in Celje. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 114 discerning diners.

After dinner, visit Bar Vrtnica and experience the nightlife in the town of Celje. This bar is one of the best places to cap off the night and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 369 customers.

You can also hang out at Branibor Pub. This bar serves a variety of snacks and drinks and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 243 customers.

Locals recommend Flamingo Beach & Lounge Bar, so definitely check it out too. Flamingo Beach & Lounge Bar is a place to enjoy friendly chats with locals and fellow travelers and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 155 bar-goers.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Slovenia!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Zvodno, Solčava, and Celje

  • Celje
  • Solčava
  • More

Drive 162 km, 3 hours 9 min

  • Celje Castle
  • Regional Museum of Celje
  • City Park
  • Logar Valley, Slovenia
  • Rinka Waterfall
  • More

Day 11 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Zvodno for 1 night more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

You can learn more about Zvodno today by going on a tour. Zvodno offers many top-rated tours and unique experiences that will inspire you. You can browse and select your favorites below.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Celje. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the town, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Reserve your spot at Hotel Evropa, a popular local restaurant in Celje. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,278 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience Oaza 2.0 during your stay in Celje. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 447 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Restavracija Oštirka, a popular local gem in Celje. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.2 out of 5-star rating from 590 satisfied guests.

Experience the local nightlife scene. Stil bar, strežba pijače Katja Iršič s. P. Is a highly recommended bar with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 84 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar among locals like XXX bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 346 bar-goers.

Relax and reminisce about your day in Slovenia and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Kranjska Gora, Podkoren, and Ljubljana

  • Ljubljana
  • Kranjska Gora
  • More

Drive 274 km, 3 hours 46 min

  • Zelenci Nature Reserve
  • Planica Nordic Center
  • Kozorog
  • Lake Jasna
  • Peričnik Falls
  • More

On day 12 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Slovenia, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 4 destinations, Kranjska Gora, Podkoren, Kranjska Gora, and Ljubljana. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Ljubljana, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Celje, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Kranjska Gora may take around 1 hour 52 min. Upon your arrival in Kranjska Gora, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Ljubljana, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Ljubljana.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in My Dumplings Of Slovenia, a distinguished dining establishment in Ljubljana. It has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 626 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in Ljubljana, Cutty Sark Pub. This bar is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 2,256 customers.

Travelers and locals alike also recommend Sombrero bar Maver Peter s. P. This bar has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,126 customers.

Relax and reminisce about your day in Slovenia and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Ljubljana - departure day

  • Ljubljana - Departure day
  • More
  • Metelkova Art Center
  • More

Day 13 of your road trip in Slovenia is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Ljubljana before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

As you approach the end of your journey in Slovenia, take a moment for some retail therapy in Ljubljana’s celebrated shopping district. Thanks to your stay’s premier location, you can easily visit the town’s commercial hubs and wander through its diverse range of local shops without rushing.

Whether you’re on a hunt for an ideal present to give to your friends or family, or looking for a personal memento to remind you of Slovenia, a variety of items are waiting for you.

Before you conclude your road trip in Slovenia, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Ljubljana.

You’ll then say farewell to Ljubljana. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Slovenia!

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