11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bled
— 2 nights
2
Ljubljana
— 1 night
3
Postojna
— 2 nights
4
Portorož
— 2 nights
5
Bohinjska Bistrica
— 3 nights

2
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bled Castle and Bled Island. Escape the urban bustle at Vintgar Gorge and Straža Bled. Next up on the itinerary: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Hostages, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Apiculture.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bled online attractions planner.

Milan, Italy to Bled is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Milan in August, with highs in Bled at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Radovljica, Vintgar Gorge, Museum of Hostages
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
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 16th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, explore the world behind art at Tiporenesansa, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

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Drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Tiporenesansa ©
Tiporenesansa

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, examine the collection at Toplar Double Hayrack, explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally stop by Guštarna.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Postojna day trip site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cerknica Lake, Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, Wine Tours & Tastings, Škocjan Caves
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

2
nights
Portorož

Portorož ©
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
On the 19th (Wed), kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and then walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, then engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Portorož trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Portorož takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Portorož, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Piran, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Sečovlje Salina Nature Park
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Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
St. George's Church
St. George's Church

3
nights
Bohinjska Bistrica

Bohinjska Bistrica ©
Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Popular historic sites such as Franja Partisan Hospital and Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Oplen House Museum and Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming. Change things up with a short trip to Krampež Waterfall in Kobarid (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjska Bistrica online vacation planner.

Getting from Portorož to Bohinjska Bistrica by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Portorož in August: high temperatures in Bohinjska Bistrica hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, Krampež Waterfall, Franja Partisan Hospital, Oplen House Museum
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Vogel ©
Vogel
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

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