12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia itinerary planner

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 1 night
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Dobrovo
— 3 nights
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Bovec
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Bled
— 1 night
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and finally ponder the world of politics at Town Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Tiporenesansa, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then look for gifts at Trgovina IKA, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planning app.

Ulm, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure
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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.
On the 12th (Sun), Head underground at Postojna Cave, then see the interesting displays at Toplar Double Hayrack, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Postojna trip website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, admire the striking features of Mestna loza - Piran, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then get engrossed in the history at Mediadom Pyrhani, then admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, make a trip to Port Piran, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran online day trip planner.

Drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in July, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dobrovo.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Dobrovo

— 3 nights
Near the Italian border, Dobrovo remains a small settlement in a region known for its hilly orchards, vineyards, and olive groves.
When in Dobrovo, make a side trip to see Lepa Vida Boutique Winery in Šempas, approximately Šempas away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Sabotin Park Miru, walk around Sabotin - Peace Park, make a trip to Šmartno, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain).

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dobrovo tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Piran to Dobrovo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, train, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Dobrovo

Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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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.
On the 17th (Fri), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing.

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You can drive from Dobrovo to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Dobrovo in July, things will get slightly colder in Bovec: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Breweries & Distilleries
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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.
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You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll travel to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get great views at Mala Osojnica, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bled Island, and then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Vintgar Gorge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled.

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

Bled is very close to Bohinjsko Jezero. In July, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, then don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, and then pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora online attractions planner.

You can drive from Bled to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.