10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Lipica
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Čatež ob Savi
— 3 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
On the 9th (Mon), tee off at Golf Klub Lipica, see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, then tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm, and finally view the masterpieces at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lipica trip itinerary planning app.

Bassano Del Grappa, Italy to Lipica is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Tue) before leaving for Postojna.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Golf
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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 10th (Tue): examine the collection at Toplar Double Hayrack, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Postojna trip planner.

Postojna is just a short distance from Lipica. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lipica in August, with highs in Postojna at 31°C and lows at 15°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
On the 11th (Wed), snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and then stop by Ljubljana Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Tivoli Park, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Čatež ob Savi.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours
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Čatež ob Savi

— 3 nights
Located at the confluence of the Sava and Krka rivers in eastern Slovenia, the small village of Catez ob Savi attracts various types of tourists.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Terme Čatež and Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360. Venture out of the city with trips to Jelenov Greben Homestead (in Podčetrtek), Kostanjevica Cave (in Kostanjevica na Krki) and Sevnica Castle (in Sevnica). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle, play a few rounds at Golf Grad Otočec, examine the collection at Castles, and get to know the resident critters at Na Jasi.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Čatež ob Savi day trip planning tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Čatež ob Savi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Bled.

Things to do in Čatež ob Savi

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 16th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Vintgar Gorge, then head off the coast to Bled Island, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Bled online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Čatež ob Savi to Bled by car takes about 2 hours. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · 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.