11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday planner

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Škocjan
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Predjama
— 1 night
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Celje
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Maribor
— 1 night
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Kamnik
— 1 night
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Škofja Loka
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Srednja vas v Bohinju
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Kobarid
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Tolmin
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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.
Spend the 13th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, stop by Metelkova, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana journey planner.

Venice, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Venice in September, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Škocjan.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
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Škocjan

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Škocjan trip maker website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Škocjan in an hour. On the 14th (Tue), you'll travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games
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Predjama

— 1 night
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. To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Predjama online vacation planner.

Getting from Škocjan to Predjama by car takes about an hour. On the 15th (Wed), you're off to Celje.

Things to do in Predjama

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Celje

An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Celje online trip builder.

Getting from Predjama to Celje by car takes about 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will leave for Maribor on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral, then explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and then stroll around Three Ponds.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip planner.

You can drive from Celje to Maribor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Maribor sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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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 16th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Little Castle, then walk around Volčji Potok Arboretum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kamnik trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Maribor to Kamnik by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Kamnik are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Kamnik

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Škofja Loka

Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Discover how to plan a Škofja Loka trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kamnik to Škofja Loka in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Škofja Loka are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll set off for Srednja vas v Bohinju on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Srednja vas v Bohinju

— 2 nights
On the 17th (Fri), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Srednja vas v Bohinju travel planning site.

Getting from Škofja Loka to Srednja vas v Bohinju by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bled.

Things to do in Srednja vas v Bohinju

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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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 19th (Sun): trek along Triglav National Park. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Vintgar Gorge, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bled trip maker tool.

Bled is very close to Srednja vas v Bohinju. In September, daytime highs in Bled are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Bovec are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Tours
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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.
To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kobarid trip maker tool.

Kobarid is very close to Bovec. In September, daytime highs in Kobarid are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll travel to Tolmin.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks
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Tolmin

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tolmin route planner.

Tolmin is very close to Kobarid. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kobarid in September: high temperatures in Tolmin hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Tolmin

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites
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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.