12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 day
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Divača
— 1 night
Drive
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Sežana
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 10th (Sat), trek along Vintgar Gorge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bled Island, then hit the slopes at Straža Bled, and finally skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled travel route planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In July in Bled, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 1 day
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 12th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bovec day trip app.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

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Maribor

— 2 nights
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 13th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Terme Ptuj, see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, then take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and finally see the interesting displays at Old Vine House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and then fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

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Traveling by car from Bovec to Maribor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July in Maribor, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
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 15th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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You can take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:

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 17th (Sat), stop by Guštarna, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, examine the collection at Toplar Double Hayrack, then contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, and finally examine the collection at Francis's Shaft. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Snežnik Castle, Head underground at Cross Cave, then admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Postojna online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Postojna sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Divača.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:

Divača

— 1 night
Divača is a large nucleated village in the Littoral region of Slovenia, near the Italian border. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, awaken your taste buds at Vino Zorz, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Divača trip builder site.

Divača is just a stone's throw from Postojna. Traveling from Postojna in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Divača, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sežana.

Things to do in Divača

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 19:

Sežana

— 2 nights
Sežana is a town in the Slovenian Littoral region of Slovenia, near the border with Italy. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Sežana Botanical Garden, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and finally step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Vinakras Sežana, visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm, and then view the masterpieces at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sežana road trip planning tool.

Sežana is just a stone's throw from Divača. Traveling from Divača in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Sežana.

Things to do in Sežana

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:

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.