12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 2 nights
— 4 nights
Bus to Trieste, Fly to Rome


Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, stroll around Tivoli Park, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana road trip website.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, things will get little chillier in Ljubljana: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero online road trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Bled.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Jasna and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): get great views at Straža Bled, then hike along Vintgar Gorge, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bled trip planner.

Bled is very close to Bohinjsko Jezero. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You've now added Zipline to your itinerary. Take a break from Bovec with a short trip to Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, make a trip to Fort Hermann, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec tour planner.

Getting from Bled to Bovec by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel 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.