12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Secovlje
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Drive to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Train to Klagenfurt Hbf, Fly to Dusseldorf

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stroll around Tivoli Park, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle. On your second day here, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, stop by Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana travel route builder tool.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. April in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Postojna.
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Neighborhoods · Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
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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.
On the 6th (Wed), Head underground at Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then stop by Guštarna, and finally make a trip to Lake Petelinje. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, indulge your senses at Vino Zorz, and then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Postojna vacation maker app.

Getting from Ljubljana to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April in Postojna, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Secovlje.
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Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries
Side Trips
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Secovlje — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park and then kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

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You can drive from Postojna to Secovlje in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Postojna in April since evenings lows in Secovlje dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
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Wildlife · Parks · Beaches
Side Trips
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Piran — 1 night

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran trip maker.

Piran is just a short distance from Secovlje. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bled.
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Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums
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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled visit planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in April, Bled is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Side Trips
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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, catch a ride on Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bohinjsko Jezero using our trip planner.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a stone's throw from Bled. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bovec road trip site.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
Side Trip
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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.
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