10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
— 2 nights
Train
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lipica
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Čatež ob Savi
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Milan

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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.
Bring the kids along to Triglav National Park and Parasailing & Paragliding. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, hit the slopes at Straža Bled, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and head off the coast to Bled Island.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bled day trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Bled is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Bled reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 6th (Thu), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then make a trip to Predil Pass. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tolmin day trip planning site.

Getting from Bled to Tolmin by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bled in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Tolmin, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Tolmin

Nature · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm, see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum Tabor, then view the masterpieces at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery, and finally step into the grandiose world of Socerb Castle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lipica trip builder.

You can drive from Tolmin to Lipica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Lipica are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Lipica

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:

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 9th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, see the interesting displays at Toplar Double Hayrack, admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, then Head underground at Cross Cave, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Postojna Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then look for gifts at Guštarna, and finally Head underground at Planina Cave.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Postojna trip builder site.

Postojna is very close to Lipica. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lipica in August: high temperatures in Postojna hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Čatež ob Savi.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:

Čatež ob Savi

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Božidar Jakac Art Museum, tee off at Golf Grad Otočec, then take in nature's colorful creations at Otočec Castle Park, then see the interesting displays at Brežice Castle, and finally see the sky in a new way at Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Čatež ob Savi online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Čatež ob Savi takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Čatež ob Savi

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:

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 12th (Wed), make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally stop by Ljubljana Old Town.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Čatež ob Savi to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:

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.