12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Maribor
— Few hours
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
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Zgornje Gorje
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 3 nights
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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Old Vine House.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Maribor itinerary planning website.

Kosice, Slovakia to Maribor is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In July, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums
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Highlights from your trip

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Ljubljana

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 4th (Sat): snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, make a trip to Prešeren Square, and then snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks
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Bohinjsko Jezero

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bohinjsko Jezero: Kobarid (Krampež Waterfall & Drežnica Village), Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit (in Tolmin) and Source of the Soča River (in Soča). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zgornje Gorje.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Zgornje Gorje

Nestled in a green valley and surrounded by rolling hills, Zgornje Gorje is dominated by the spire of the parish church in the center of the village.
On the 8th (Wed), experience rural life at Kmetija Pr' Kolenc, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, and then hike along Vintgar Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Pocar Farm, then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, and then take an in-depth tour of Jesenice Upper Sava Museum.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zgornje Gorje trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Zgornje Gorje in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Zgornje Gorje are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll set off for Bled on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Zgornje Gorje

Parks · Museums · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 10th (Fri), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then admire the striking features of Bled Island. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Straža Bled, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary builder.

Bled is just a short distance from Zgornje Gorje. In July, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Postojna.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Historic Sites
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Postojna

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.
Explore Postojna's surroundings by going to Kobarid (Kobarid Museum & Kozjak Waterfall), Portorož Beach (in Portorož) and Piran (Sodna palaca, Tartini Square, &more). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, and step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna road trip planning tool.

Getting from Bled to Postojna by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Postojna are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.