11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mala Osojnica as well as Triglav National Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zipline and Khislstein Castle. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bled Castle and Bled Island. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Straža Bled, get great views at Ojstrica, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Kancijan Church.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

Durham, UK to Bled is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Durham to Bled is 1 hour. When traveling from Durham in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bled, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Tolmin.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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Tolmin — 3 nights

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kobarid Museum and Tolmin Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Tolmin Gorge and Soča Valley. It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and explore the ancient world of Tolmin Castle.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tolmin driving holiday planner.

Getting from Bled to Tolmin by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bled in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Tolmin, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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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.
Strunjan Nature Reserve has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Strunjan Nature Reserve. On the next day, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Portorož trip planner.

Getting from Tolmin to Portorož by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Predjama Castle and Škofja Loka Castle. Explore hidden gems such as Velika Planina and Plečnik's House. Take a break from Ljubljana with a short trip to Postojna Cave in Postojna, about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, and don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

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You can drive from Portorož to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portorož in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.