12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Start: Rome
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h 15 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 15 min
5
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Guštarna). There's still lots to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trnovo Church, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana itinerary builder site.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in July: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Postojna
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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 15th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor, thenstroll through Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, thenlearn about winemaking at Dveri Pax Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Maribor travel planning app.

Take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Kostanjevica na Krki.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Dveri Pax Winery
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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 16th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Pleterje Open-Air Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Raka Castle, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Kostanjevica Cave, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Božidar Jakac Art Museum.

Before you visit Kostanjevica na Krki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Maribor to Kostanjevica na Krki by car takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Izola.

Things to do in Kostanjevica na Krki

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Raka Castle, Pleterje Open-Air Museum
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Raka Castle ©
Raka Castle
Božidar Jakac Art Museum ©
Božidar Jakac Art Museum
Pleterje Open-Air Museum ©
Pleterje Open-Air Museum

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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 17th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, thenstep into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then walk around Park Pietro Coppo. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Nika's Tiny House, thendon't miss a visit to Port Piran, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

Make your Izola itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Kostanjevica na Krki to Izola takes 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 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Izola

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Piran, Škocjan Caves, Predjama Castle
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

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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 19th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at The Source of Soca River, thenkick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Predil Pass, thenexplore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and finally admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Bovec trip planner.

You can drive from Izola to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Izola in July: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

The Source of Soca River, Tolmin Gorge, Kozjak Waterfall
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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 21st (Tue): make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu ©
Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, thenstep off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, stroll through Vintgar Gorge, thenexplore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally hit the slopes at Straza Bled.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bled road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lake Bohinj, Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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