11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Škofja Loka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for gifts at Guštarna, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Cambridge, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cambridge to Ljubljana due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Cambridge, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Škofja Loka.
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Škofja Loka — 2 nights

Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
On the 15th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Krvavec, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, and then snap pictures at Capuchin Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Franja Partisan Hospital, admire the landmark architecture of Homan House, and then take an in-depth tour of Škofja Loka Castle.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Škofja Loka route planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Škofja Loka in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Škofja Loka are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 2 nights

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 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Škofja Loka to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Escape the urban bustle at Vintgar Gorge and Parasailing & Paragliding. Venture out of the city with trips to Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana), Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Savica Waterfall, &more) and Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna, Vršič Pass, &more). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Bled Island, get outside with Outdoor Activities, get great views at Mala Osojnica, and stroll through Straža Bled.

Make your Bled itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Tue) before leaving for home.
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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.