10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday planner
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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini
— 1 night
Drive
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Laško
— 1 night
Drive
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Velenje
— 1 night
Drive
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Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive

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Ljubljana — 1 night

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 8th (Mon), make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): stroll around Tivoli Park, sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Milan in August, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zipline and Lake Jasna. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana), Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina) and Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero). And it doesn't end there: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bled holiday maker site.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini.
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Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Roman Necropolis, then explore the fascinating underground world of Hell Cave, then get engrossed in the history at Eko Muzej, and finally don't miss a visit to Green Gold Beer Fountain.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini holiday maker website.

You can drive from Bled to Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Laško.
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Laško — 1 night

Nestled on the banks of the Savinja River, Lasko is both a spa town and home to the country's largest and most famous brewery.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Saint Mary's Column, explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Arch-parochial Church of St. Martin.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Laško online trip itinerary planner.

Laško is just a stone's throw from Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini. In August in Laško, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Velenje.
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Velenje — 1 night

With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
On the 15th (Mon), kick back and relax at Velenje Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Velenje tour planner.

You can drive from Laško to Velenje in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Predjama.
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Predjama — 1 night

Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Nanos Plateau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Predjama online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Velenje to Predjama in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Postojna.
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Postojna — 1 night

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then do a tasting at Boris Lisjak Winery.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Postojna itinerary builder website.

Postojna is just a short distance from Predjama. August in Postojna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.
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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.
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