11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Kobarid
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Podčetrtek
— 4 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and finally ponder the world of politics at Town Hall. On your second day here, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, admire the striking features of Seminary Palace and Library, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then stop by Skusek Jewelry, and finally stroll around Tivoli Park.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana online vacation maker.

Bologna, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bologna in July; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

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Kobarid

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.
On the 20th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kobarid day trip tool.

Drive from Ljubljana to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kobarid can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Kobarid

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Museums

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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 20th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit.

Before you visit Tolmin, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Tolmin is very close to Kobarid. Traveling from Kobarid in July, expect Tolmin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Tolmin

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero travel route planner.

You can drive from Tolmin to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tolmin in July, expect Bohinjsko Jezero to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 15°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll travel to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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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 22nd (Thu), scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bled planning site.

Bled is very close to Bohinjsko Jezero. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

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Podčetrtek

— 4 nights
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Podčetrtek: Brežice Castle (in Brežice), Novo Mesto Cathedral (in Novo Mesto) and Kostanjevica Cave (in Kostanjevica na Krki). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 25th (Sun) at Thermal Park Aquluna. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, get engrossed in the history at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, see the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Podčetrtek route planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Podčetrtek takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

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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.