10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranj
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive

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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Portorož Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Magical World of Shells Museum and National Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Praetorian Palace in Koper (about 1h 15 min away). Spend the 12th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana road trip planning site.

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, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kranj.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Kranj

— 1 night
The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Prešeren House, then take an in-depth tour of Škofja Loka Castle, then take in the exciting artwork at Franc Mihelič Gallery, and finally admire the sheer force of Šum Waterfall.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kranj vacation builder.

Kranj is just a stone's throw from Ljubljana. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kranj

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Oplen House Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Vogel and Lake Jasna. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana), Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina) and Savica Waterfall (in Bohinjsko Jezero). There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and take some stellar pictures from Straža Bled.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bled itinerary planner.

Bled is very close to Kranj. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Postojna

— 2 nights
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 18th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then Head underground at Cross Cave, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Miner's House, then steep yourself in history at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Gewerkenegg Castle.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Postojna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Postojna are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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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.