12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Radovljica
Drive
3
Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Tolmin
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Škocjan
— 1 day
Drive
7
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
8
Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 1 day
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ljubljana Castle as well as Ljubljana Nightlife. On the 30th (Mon), see Ljubljana Nightlife.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana day trip app.

Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Brussels, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Radovljica.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Nightlife · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:

Radovljica

Radovljica is a medieval town right at the footsteps of the Julian Alps.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum of Apiculture, Šivec House Gallery and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. On the 1st (Wed), steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, then admire the landmark architecture of Šivec House Gallery, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Apiculture.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Radovljica online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Radovljica 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Radovljica

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 2:

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 Lake Bled as well as Mala Osojnica. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): hike along Vintgar Gorge and then admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bled, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then get great views at Ojstrica, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled road trip site.

Bled is very close to Radovljica. September in Bled sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Church of St John the Baptist as well as Mostnica Gorge. On the 3rd (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and then stroll through Vogel. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip builder.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a stone's throw from Bled. September in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for Tolmin.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Transportation

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kobarid Museum, Tonovec Castle, Italian Charnel House, and other attractions you added. On the 5th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, explore the ancient world of Tolmin Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, don't miss a visit to Tonovec Castle, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and finally see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tolmin trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Tolmin takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in September, things will get a bit warmer in Tolmin: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Škocjan.

Things to do in Tolmin

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

Škocjan

— 1 day
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ferrari Garden, Šmartno and Kanal Bridge. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the views from Kanal Bridge, enjoy breathtaking views from Gonjače Viewing Tower, don't miss a visit to Šmartno, snap pictures at Solkan Bridge, then walk around Ferrari Garden, and finally Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Škocjan holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Škocjan takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Magical World of Shells Museum, Walls of Piran, Tartini Square, and other attractions.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Piran online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Škocjan to Piran in an hour. September in Piran sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

Postojna

— 2 nights
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 Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park as well as Cross Cave.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Postojna day trip planning website.

Getting from Piran to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in September: high temperatures in Postojna hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

Ljubljana

— 1 day
On the 10th (Fri), stroll around Tivoli Park.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:
Highlights from your trip

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.