10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia journey builder

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Drive
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Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Train
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
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Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Škocjan holiday maker website.

Venice, Italy to Škocjan is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Postojna.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks
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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 7th (Wed): Head underground at Planina Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then examine the collection at Karst Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Postojna road trip planning website.

Postojna is very close to Škocjan. September in Postojna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Contemporary History, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planning site.

Drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Bled Castle and Bled Island are in your itinerary. Museum of Apiculture and Slovenian Alpine Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Church of St John the Baptist) and Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina). And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, hike along Vintgar Gorge, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Bled, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can take a train to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:

Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and then don't miss a visit to Tolmin Castle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Tolmin travel route planner.

You can take a train from Bled to Tolmin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bled in September, expect Tolmin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tolmin

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.