11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Spend the 2nd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana tour planning site.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
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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.
On the 4th (Sat), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then look for gifts at Tishler, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Bled, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Nature · Trails · Parks
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Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Bovec fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, then stroll around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, and finally experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm. On the next day, make a trip to Walls of Piran, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran trip maker tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in September, expect Piran to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Postojna

— 3 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then take in the exciting artwork at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, and finally stop by Guštarna.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Postojna day trip website.

Traveling by car from Piran to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Piran in September; daily highs in Postojna reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.