12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Predjama
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Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Barcelona International Airport

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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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanos Plateau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Predjama online journey planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Predjama is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Predjama

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Škofja Loka Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Explore hidden gems such as Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Union Experience. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana day trip site.

You can drive from Predjama to Ljubljana in an hour. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, then take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then stroll through Straža Bled, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bled trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 24th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Katr's House, take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, then admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then make a trip to Predil Pass.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora journey tool.

You can drive from Bled to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Piran

— 3 nights
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 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Duka Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then take in the exciting artwork at Tartini's House, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, take in the exciting artwork at Manzioli Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Piran online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kranjska Gora in August: high temperatures in Piran hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:

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.