10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Postojna
— 1 night
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Koper
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Bled
— 4 nights
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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.
On the 12th (Tue), Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then take in the exciting artwork at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pivka Park of Military History, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Postojna day trip site.

Budapest, Hungary to Postojna is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In October in Postojna, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Koper

— 1 night
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 14th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Koper trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Koper takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Postojna in October, with highs in Koper at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

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Maribor

— 2 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, then explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and then stop by Vino Valdhuber. On your second day here, relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body, fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and then awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Maribor attractions site.

You can drive from Koper to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, Maribor is little chillier than Koper - with highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Winter Sports · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trip

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally go from sight to sight with Vogel.

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

You can drive from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Maribor in October, expect nights in Bohinjsko Jezero to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are slightly colder, around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and get great views at Ojstrica.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary builder tool.

Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjsko Jezero. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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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.