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 St. Kancijan Church. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, and head off the coast to Bled Island.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bled road trip planning app.

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 changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Durham in August, you will find days in Bled are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train 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 Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem). Take a break from the city and head to Tolmin Gorge and Soča Valley. There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at Tolmin Museum and contemplate the long history of Tolmin Castle.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tolmin trip builder app.

Getting from Bled to Tolmin by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bled in August since evenings lows in Tolmin dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · 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 · Beaches · Wildlife · Parks
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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 Plečnik's House. Explore hidden gems such as Velika Planina and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Škofja Loka Castle (in Škofja Loka). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana day trip planner.

Drive from Portorož to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Portorož in August, with highs in Ljubljana at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the flight 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.