11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
2
Bled
— 2 nights
3
Maribor
— 1 night
4
Ptuj
— 1 night
5
Piran
— 1 night
6
Predjama
— 1 night
7
Postojna
— 1 night
8
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights

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Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 10th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas and then stroll around Tivoli Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then stop by Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge

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Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 12th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then hike along Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bled travel planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): make a trip to The Leon Stukelj Square, don't miss a visit to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, admire the landmark architecture of Vetrinjski dvor, then do a tasting at Dveri Pax Winery, and finally do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat.

Plan trip to Maribor with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries

Side Trip

Dveri Pax Winery
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Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat ©
Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat
Vetrinjski dvor ©
Vetrinjski dvor
Dveri Pax Winery ©
Dveri Pax Winery

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Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George, then see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, then don't miss a visit to Prešernova Street, and finally pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ptuj online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Maribor to Ptuj in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Ptuj sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums
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Prešernova Street ©
Prešernova Street
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle

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Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Piran itinerary planner.

Getting from Ptuj to Piran by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Ptuj in August, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
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Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum ©
Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum

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Predjama

Predjama ©
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 17th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje and then take in the awesome beauty at Nanos Plateau.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Predjama road trip website.

You can drive from Piran to Predjama in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Postojna.

Things to do in Predjama

Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Nanos Plateau
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Nanos Plateau ©
Nanos Plateau
Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje ©
Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje

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Postojna

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.
On the 18th (Tue), Head underground at Postojna Cave, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Postojna trip itinerary tool.

Postojna is just a short distance from Predjama. In August, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Škocjan Caves
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

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nights
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 19th (Wed), make a trip to Predil Pass, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nadiza, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Predil Pass, Nadiza, Oplen House Museum
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel ©
Vogel
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

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