11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Kamnik
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 1 night
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lipica
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 1 night
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Vogel and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then hike along Vintgar Gorge, and finally step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bled day trip app.

Nice, France to Bled is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bled, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:

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 7th (Sat): stroll around Tivoli Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Here are some ideas for day two: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and finally stop by Metelkova.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana road trip app.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

Kamnik

— 1 night
History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the activities along Gradisko Lake and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kamnik tour builder site.

Kamnik is just a short distance from Ljubljana. In August, daily temperatures in Kamnik can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Maribor.

Things to do in Kamnik

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 9:

Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body, then indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, then admire the striking features of Vetrinjski dvor, and finally do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kamnik to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Maribor are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Tours · Spas
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:

Kobarid

— 2 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Joseph, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, explore the activities along Soča Valley, then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Simon Gregorcic. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then take in breathtaking views at Great Soča Gorge.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kobarid online holiday planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Kobarid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Maribor in August, expect nights in Kobarid to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Kobarid

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

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 13th (Fri): take a pleasant ride with Lipica Stud Farm, then examine the collection at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, then learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor, and finally tee off at Golf Klub Lipica.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lipica attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Lipica takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kobarid in August; daily highs in Lipica reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Golf

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 14th (Sat), examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, make a trip to Tartini Square, then explore the engaging exhibits at Mediadom Pyrhani, and finally don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Piran day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lipica to Piran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Piran are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

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.
On the 15th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle and then Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Postojna day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Piran to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Postojna to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:

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.