11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 3 nights
Drive

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bled Castle and Museum of Hostages. Escape the urban bustle at Vintgar Gorge and Straža Bled. There's still lots to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, head off the coast to Bled Island, and steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bled day trip planning app.

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

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 1 night
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 bus; or take a train. 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 · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:

Postojna

— 2 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 17th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, examine the collection at Toplar Double Hayrack, Head underground at Planina Cave, then admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): Head underground at Postojna Cave, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally stop by Guštarna.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

Portorož

— 2 nights
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 explore the engaging exhibits 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 · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:

Bohinjska Bistrica

— 3 nights
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 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 25 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 · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:

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.