12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Portorož
— 1 night
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Mežica
— 1 night
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Bled
— 5 nights
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Solčava
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 1 night
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Portorož

— 1 night
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve and then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Portorož trip itinerary planner.

Ancona, Italy to Portorož is an approximately 6-hour car ride. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 20th (Tue), you're off to Mežica.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Beaches · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Mežica

— 1 night
Mežica is a town and a municipality in northern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Plečnik Monument.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mežica trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Mežica takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Portorož in July, expect Mežica to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Mežica

Museums

Side Trips

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Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kids will enjoy Parasailing & Paragliding and Lake Bohinj. Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Zipline (in Bovec), Great Soča Gorge (in Soča) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Vintgar Gorge, get great views at Ojstrica, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bled day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Mežica to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Bled, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Solčava

— 1 night
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Mary of the Snow, walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then don't miss a visit to Sveti Duh.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Solčava online trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Solčava by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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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.
On the 28th (Wed), Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then shop like a local with Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, and finally stop by Guštarna. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trot along with Lipica Stud Farm, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Vipava River Spring.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Postojna day trip site.

You can drive from Solčava to Postojna in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. July in Postojna sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 30th (Fri), make a trip to Walls of Piran, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Piran trip planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Postojna in July since evenings lows in Piran dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
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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.