12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Make it your trip
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
SNG Opera in Balet Ljubljana has been added to your itinerary. Spend the 5th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Cobblers' Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and walk around Tivoli Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip maker.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Velika Planina, Savica Waterfall, Ojstrica, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bled online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You've added Great Soča Gorge, Bridge of Napoleon, Source of the Soča River, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, admire the striking features of Church of St. Joseph, and take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec online trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Bovec by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Bovec, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Planina Cave as well as Wine Tours & Tastings. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): appreciate the views at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Postojna tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Postojna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 13:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You've added Nika's Tiny House, Fish Spa Piran, Benečanka Venetian House, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, shop like a local with Nika's Tiny House, admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, and finally take in the waterfront at Port Piran.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Piran online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Postojna in September, with highs in Piran at 28°C and lows at 17°C.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:

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.