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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): walk around Tivoli Park, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip maker app.

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. When traveling from Dusseldorf in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Postojna.
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Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then stop by Guštarna, and finally explore the activities along Lake Petelinje. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then learn about winemaking at Vino Zorz, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Postojna planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Secovlje.
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Secovlje — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park and then kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Secovlje online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Postojna to Secovlje by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Traveling from Postojna in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Secovlje, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Piran.
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Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
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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.
On the 13th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, make a trip to Walls of Piran, then explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Piran trip itinerary app.

Piran is just a stone's throw from Secovlje. In August, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Vintgar Gorge, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

Drive from Piran to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Bled to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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 17th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bohinjsko Jezero vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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.
On the 18th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a 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 travel back home.
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Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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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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