12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 1 night
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Piran
— 1 night
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Lipica
— 1 night
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Škocjan
— 1 night
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Predjama
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 1 night
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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Triglav National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): get great views at Mala Osojnica, stroll through Bled Island, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, and finally explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bled travel planner.

Paris, France to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Paris in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bled, with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

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.
On the 6th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, stroll through Vogel, then get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, and finally admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero online route maker.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a short distance from Bled. In October, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:

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 7th (Thu): trek along Krampež Waterfall, then make a trip to Fort Hermann, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Koseč Gorges, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

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You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ptuj.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:

Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Ptuj City Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, then get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ptuj trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Ptuj in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In October, daytime highs in Ptuj are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:

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 (Sun): make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then stop by Ljubljana Old Town, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip builder.

Getting from Ptuj to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 10:

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 11th (Mon): experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, relax and rejuvenate 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 see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Piran trip planner.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Piran

Spas · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:

Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
On the 12th (Tue), tee off at Golf Klub Lipica, then trot along with Lipica Stud Farm, and then learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lipica travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Piran to Lipica in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Lipica, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Golf · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 12:

Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
On the 13th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Škocjan vacation planning tool.

Škocjan is very close to Lipica. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 13:
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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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nanos Plateau and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Predjama online road trip planner.

Drive from Škocjan to Predjama in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Postojna.

Things to do in Predjama

Historic Sites · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:

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.
On the 15th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then Head underground at Postojna Cave, and then explore the activities along Lake Petelinje.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Postojna tour builder website.

Postojna is just a short distance from Predjama. In October in Postojna, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:

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.