12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Postojna
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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
— 4 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
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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 28th (Tue): take in the views from Dragon Bridge, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then stop by Ljubljana Old Town, and finally ponder the world of politics at Town Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Tiporenesansa, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then stop by Trgovina IKA, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana road trip app.

Ulm, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6-hour car ride. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure
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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.
To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Postojna are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 29th (Wed), you're off to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature
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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.
To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Piran trip tool.

You can drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Postojna in July, with lows around 21°C. On the 30th (Thu), you're off to Dobrovo.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wineries
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Dobrovo to Šempas to see Lepa Vida Boutique Winery about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Sabotin Park Miru, explore the different monuments and memorials at Jewish Cemetery, head outdoors with Magma X, and get great views at Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Dobrovo attractions planner.

Getting from Piran to Dobrovo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, train, and bus; or take a bus. In July in Dobrovo, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Dobrovo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bovec holiday builder app.

Drive from Dobrovo to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dobrovo in August, things will get little chillier in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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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.
To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Vintgar Gorge, head outdoors with Mala Osojnica, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and admire the striking features of Lake Bled Train Station.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Bled road trip planning website.

Bled is very close to Bohinjsko Jezero. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
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 7th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Jasna, 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. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, and then appreciate the history behind Statue of Kekec.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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.