11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
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Škocjan
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Secovlje
Drive
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Postojna
Drive
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Predjama
— 1 day
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then stop by Ljubljana Old Town. On the next day, walk around Tivoli Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana itinerary app.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. 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 go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): trek along Vintgar Gorge, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bled visit planning tool.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sat) before leaving for Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Trails

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero itinerary planner.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a stone's throw from Bled. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, then don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Jasna.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kranjska Gora journey builder website.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Škocjan

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Škocjan trip planning app.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Škocjan in 2 hours. On the 16th (Mon), you're off to Piran.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games
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Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, and then take in the waterfront at Port Piran.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran trip builder.

Getting from Škocjan to Piran by car takes about an hour. August in Piran sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Secovlje.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
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Secovlje

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Secovlje trip builder site.

Secovlje is just a short distance from Piran. In August, daily temperatures in Secovlje can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You'll set off for Postojna on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Secovlje

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Spas
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Postojna

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.
To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Postojna journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Secovlje to Postojna takes an hour. Traveling from Secovlje in August, things will get a bit cooler in Postojna: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. On the 18th (Wed), you're off to Predjama.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Predjama

— 1 day
Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Nanos Plateau and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Predjama road trip website.

Predjama is very close to Postojna. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Predjama

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, and finally take a stroll through Metelkova.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana travel route planning site.

You can drive from Predjama to Ljubljana in an hour.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
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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.