12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia planner

©
Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: Rome
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h 30 min
1
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
2
Maribor
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Kostanjevica na Krki
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Izola
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
7
Bled
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Rome

2
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 & Guštarna). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, stroll around Tivoli Park, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and appreciate the history behind Marijin steber.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana holiday planner.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in July; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Postojna
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

1
night
Maribor

Maribor ©
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 (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor, fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, thenlearn about winemaking at Dveri Pax Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Maribor trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Kostanjevica na Krki.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Dveri Pax Winery
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Vinogradi Horvat ©
Vinogradi Horvat
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort ©
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort
Dveri Pax Winery ©
Dveri Pax Winery

1
night
Kostanjevica na Krki

Kostanjevica na Krki ©
History buffs will likely spend much of their Kostanjevica na Krki vacation exploring the local museum, a former monastery and one of the country's finest medieval monuments.
On the 30th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Pleterje Open-Air Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Raka Castle, thenHead underground at Kostanjevica Cave, and finally contemplate the long history of Božidar Jakac Art Museum.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kostanjevica na Krki trip planner.

Getting from Maribor to Kostanjevica na Krki by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Kostanjevica na Krki, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Izola.

Things to do in Kostanjevica na Krki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Raka Castle, Pleterje Open-Air Museum
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Božidar Jakac Art Museum ©
Božidar Jakac Art Museum
Raka Castle ©
Raka Castle
Pleterje Open-Air Museum ©
Pleterje Open-Air Museum

2
nights
Izola

Izola ©
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
On the 31st (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then walk around Park Pietro Coppo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, don't miss a visit to Port Piran, thensee the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Izola planning app.

Getting from Kostanjevica na Krki to Izola by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Izola, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Izola

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Piran, Škocjan Caves, Predjama Castle
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

2
nights
Bovec

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 2nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at The Source of Soca River, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and finally admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bovec trip planning site.

Getting from Izola to Bovec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In August, Bovec is a bit cooler than Izola - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

The Source of Soca River, Tolmin Gorge, Kozjak Waterfall
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

1
night
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, thenidentify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kranjska Gora trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu ©
Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu

2
nights
Bled

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 5th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, head outdoors with Mala Osojnica, thenstroll through Bled Island, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, trek along Vintgar Gorge, thenstep into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally fly down the slopes at Straza Bled.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bled vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lake Bohinj, Vintgar Gorge
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

Similar Plans

16 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Ljubljana BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Kranjska Gora BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM HUNGARY July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 30 days in Bovec SEE PLAN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Ljubljana BY A USER FROM BELGIUM May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 25 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans