12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour planner

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Solčava
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Srednja vas v Bohinju
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, &more) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Spend the 1st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and walk around Tivoli Park.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online trip itinerary planner.

Dallas, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Dallas to Ljubljana due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in September, with highs in Ljubljana at 68°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Solčava

— 1 night
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Mary of the Snow, walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Solčava travel planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Solčava in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Solčava are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:

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 3rd (Sun): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec road trip planning website.

Drive from Solčava to Bovec in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Srednja vas v Bohinju.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

Srednja vas v Bohinju

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Srednja vas v Bohinju trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Bovec to Srednja vas v Bohinju by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Srednja vas v Bohinju are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bled.

Things to do in Srednja vas v Bohinju

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Go for a jaunt from Bled to Mojstrana to see Peričnik Falls about 36 minutes away. Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bled vacation maker tool.

Bled is very close to Srednja vas v Bohinju. In October, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:

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.