12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 1 night
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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Lipica
— 1 night
Drive
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Izola
— 2 nights
Drive
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Soča
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Predjama
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, admire the striking features of Bled Island, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally trek along Vintgar Gorge.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bled travel itinerary planner.

Berlin, Germany to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. September in Bled sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 7th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj, then do a tasting at Ptuj Wine Cellar, and finally appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ptuj trip builder app.

You can drive from Bled to Ptuj in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Military Museum Tabor, tee off at Golf Klub Lipica, and then trot along with Lipica Stud Farm.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lipica trip builder tool.

You can drive from Ptuj to Lipica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ptuj in September: high temperatures in Lipica hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Izola.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Golf

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Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

Izola

— 2 nights
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Nika's Tiny House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Maurus, stroll through Portorož Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Izola route website.

You can drive from Lipica to Izola in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Izola sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Soča.

Things to do in Izola

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

Soča

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Vipolže Villa, then make a trip to Šmartno, then learn about winemaking at Vinoteka Brda, and finally see the interesting displays at Dobrovo Castle.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Soča trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Izola to Soča by car takes about 1.5 hours. September in Soča sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Bovec.

Things to do in Soča

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

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 12th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, then witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bovec trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Soča to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Soča in September: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 21°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Bovec

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

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. On the 14th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nanos Plateau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Predjama day trip website.

Drive from Bovec to Predjama in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Postojna.

Things to do in Predjama

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then take in the exciting artwork at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, and finally stop by Guštarna. On the next day, Head underground at Cross Cave, take an in-depth tour of Snežnik Castle, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Human Fish Brewery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Postojna trip itinerary builder tool.

Postojna is very close to Predjama. September in Postojna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 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.