18 days in Italy & Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Italy & Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
2
Piran, Slovenia
— 1 night
3
Ravenna, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Parma, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Modena, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Trieste, Italy
— 3 nights


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2
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ljubljana Central Market as well as Ljubljana Free Tour. On the 29th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle and then trek along Vintgar Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Ljubljana Central Market, gain a rich perspective with Ljubljana Free Tour, and then take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Ljubljana is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Ljubljana is minus 7 hours. When traveling from Singapore in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Vintgar Gorge, Predjama Castle
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Ljubljana Central Market ©
Ljubljana Central Market

1
night
Piran, Slovenia

Piran
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Maurus, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Ravenna.

Things to do in Piran

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Church of St. Maurus, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Church of St. Maurus ©
Church of St. Maurus

2
nights
Ravenna, Italy

Ravenna ©
Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the ancient world of Antico Porto di Classe, steep yourself in history at Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Giovanni Evangelista, thendon't miss a visit to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica San Vitale. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Lilith Studio Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Agata Maggiore, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero degli Ariani, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dello Spirito Santo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Arcobaleno.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ravenna online route planner.

You can drive from Piran to Ravenna in 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ravenna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Parma.

Things to do in Ravenna

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo ©
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Battistero degli Ariani ©
Battistero degli Ariani

3
nights
Parma, Italy

Parma ©
Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palazzo Te and Cathedral of Cremona. Castello di Torrechiara and Castello di Vigoleno are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Borgo Castell'Arquato (in Castell'Arquato), Castello di Gropparello (in Gropparello) and Mantua (Rotonda di San Lorenzo, Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, &more). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Rocca Sanvitale di Fontanellato, examine the collection at Museo del Violino, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Parma, and stop by Al Borgo Incantato di Vigoleno - l'Enoteca Piacentina.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Parma trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ravenna to Parma takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Parma are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to take a shuttle to Modena.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mantua, Cremona, Vigoleno, Borgo Castell'Arquato, Castello di Torrechiara
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Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Castello di Vigoleno ©
Castello di Vigoleno
Castello di Torrechiara ©
Castello di Torrechiara

2
nights
Modena, Italy

Modena ©
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
On the 6th (Fri), examine the collection at MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari, examine the collection at Museo Ferrari, step into the grandiose world of Rocca di Vignola, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Ghirlandina. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Modena, thenlook for gifts at Bottega Storica Pedrazzi, thenbrowse the fresh offerings at Mercato Albinelli, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Grande.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Modena vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a shuttle from Parma to Modena in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Modena

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Museo Ferrari, Rocca di Vignola
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Duomo di Modena ©
Duomo di Modena
Rocca di Vignola ©
Rocca di Vignola
Museo Ferrari ©
Museo Ferrari

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Do your shopping at T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi and Il Forcolaio Matto. Discover out-of-the-way places like San Giorgio Maggiore and Battistero del Duomo. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Piazza dei Signori) and Piazza dei Signori (in Vicenza). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria e San Donato, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip tool.

Drive from Modena to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Venice sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Trieste.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Padua, Piazza dei Signori, Church of Santa Maria e San Donato
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San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Trieste, Italy

Trieste ©
Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
The Synagogue of Trieste and Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beach Barcola and Rowell Design Lifestyle. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Marina di Miramare, get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo Pitteri, get a taste of the local shopping with Atelier Home Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni comunali Lanterna.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Trieste attractions planner.

Drive from Venice to Trieste in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September in Trieste, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Trieste

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Atelier Home Gallery ©
Atelier Home Gallery
The Synagogue of Trieste ©
The Synagogue of Trieste
Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico ©
Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico

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