12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia planner

©
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Bled
— 1 night
Drive
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
3
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Ptuj
— 1 night
Drive
5
Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
6
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
7
Lipica
— 1 night
Drive
8
Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive
9
Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
10
Postojna
— 1 night
Fly

S M T W T F S
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23

Bled

— 1 night
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 12th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Mala Osojnica, head off the coast to Bled Island, then hike along Vintgar Gorge, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Bled online trip planner.

Paris, France to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bled when traveling from Paris in October, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 13:

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, and finally admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero travel itinerary planner.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:

Bovec

— 2 nights
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 15th (Fri): trek along Krampež Waterfall, then make a trip to Fort Hermann, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): hike along Koseč Gorges, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip tool.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:

Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 17th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Ptuj City Tower, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, then get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ptuj online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Ptuj takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In October, daily temperatures in Ptuj can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:

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 18th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:

Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in October: high temperatures in Piran hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Piran

Spas · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:

Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica, visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm, and then brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum Tabor.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lipica trip app.

Traveling by car from Piran to Lipica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Lipica can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Tours · Golf · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:

Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
On the 21st (Thu), Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Škocjan road trip tool.

Škocjan is just a stone's throw from Lipica. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:
Highlights from your trip

Predjama

— 1 night
Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nanos Plateau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

Find out how to plan Predjama trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Škocjan to Predjama by car takes about an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Postojna.

Things to do in Predjama

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:

Postojna

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Petelinje.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna sightseeing planner.

Postojna is very close to Predjama. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 23:

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.