11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner

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Fly to Trieste, Foot to Trieste Airport, Train to Postojna
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Laško
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Radovljica
— 1 night
Taxi
5
Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 1 night
Drive
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Strunjan
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Taxi
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Portorož
— 1 night
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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Postojna

— 1 night
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 26th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, stop by Guštarna, and then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna holiday builder site.

Rome, Italy to Postojna is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in August, things will get little chillier in Postojna: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Laško.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:

Laško

— 1 night
Nestled on the banks of the Savinja River, Lasko is both a spa town and home to the country's largest and most famous brewery.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum, then ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, and then don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Laško tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Laško in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August in Laško, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Laško

Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church, then take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and then hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Maribor trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Laško to Maribor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Radovljica.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:

Radovljica

— 1 night
Radovljica is a medieval town right at the footsteps of the Julian Alps.
On the 30th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Dovzan Gorge, don't miss a visit to Tunnels Under Old Kranj, then take in the dramatic scenery at Šum Waterfall, and finally appreciate the history behind Memorial to the National Liberation Battle in Dražgoše.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Radovljica tour builder.

You can drive from Maribor to Radovljica in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Radovljica can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Radovljica

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:

Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 31st (Tue), get great views at Mala Osojnica, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled online visit planner.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Radovljica. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 1st (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bohinjsko Jezero, use our trip itinerary maker.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 1:

Nova Gorica

— 1 night
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
On the 2nd (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Vipolže Villa, snap pictures at Solkan Bridge, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain).

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nova Gorica vacation planning app.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Nova Gorica in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in September, expect Nova Gorica to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Strunjan.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 2:

Strunjan

— 1 night
Strunjan provides easy access to the nearby nature reserve, the longest section of unspoiled coastline in the Gulf of Trieste.
On the 3rd (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Strunjan Cliff and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Strunjan day trip planner.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Strunjan in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Piran.

Things to do in Strunjan

Beaches · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 4th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Marija Snežne Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Piran trip planner.

Piran is very close to Strunjan. September in Piran sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:

Portorož

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stroll through Portorož Beach, then stroll around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, and then don't miss a visit to Parenzana.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Portorož trip itinerary builder site.

Portorož is just a short distance from Piran. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

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.