12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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.
Attractions like Triglav National Park and Parasailing & Paragliding make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Vogel). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, head off the coast to Bled Island, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled online holiday builder.

Barcelona, Spain to Bled is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Bled. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mojstrana.
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Mojstrana — 2 nights

Take a trip to Mojstrana to use the town as a convenient base for explorations into the Julian Alps.
On the 19th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Martuljek Waterfalls, examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Triglav.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mojstrana sightseeing app.

Mojstrana is just a stone's throw from Bled. In August in Mojstrana, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 2 nights

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Italian Charnel House, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kobarid road trip site.

You can drive from Mojstrana to Kobarid in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Magical World of Shells Museum. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Piran (Tartini Square & Sodna palaca), Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, laugh and play at Escape Room Enigmarium, walk around Tivoli Park, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Ljubljana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.