12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner

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Bled
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 1 night
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Kojsko
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Maribor
— 1 night
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Bled

— 1 night
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 9th (Mon): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, and finally step off the mainland to explore Bled Island. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Bled visit planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to Bled is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:

Bovec

— 1 night
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 11th (Wed): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec vacation tool.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kojsko.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:

Kojsko

— 2 nights
Bring your camera for your holiday in Kojsko, sitting pretty on a hillside.
On the 12th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Gonjače Viewing Tower, then don't miss a visit to Šmartno, and then get engrossed in the history at Vipolže Villa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Sabotin - Peace Park, learn about winemaking at Klet Brda, and then see the interesting displays at Dobrovo Castle.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kojsko trip planner.

Getting from Bovec to Kojsko by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bovec in August; daily highs in Kojsko reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Kojsko

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Piran: Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

Discover how to plan a Piran trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Kojsko to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle; or take a bus. August in Piran sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge, stroll around Tivoli Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana online journey maker.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Piran in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:

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.
Plan trip to Maribor with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Maribor are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:

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.