12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dobrovo
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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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 25th (Mon): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Diving Bled, and finally explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bled driving holiday planner.

Ingelheim, Germany to Bled is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. July in Bled sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Dobrovo.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Dobrovo

— 1 night
Near the Italian border, Dobrovo remains a small settlement in a region known for its hilly orchards, vineyards, and olive groves.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Branik Castle and then kick back and relax at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Dobrovo Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Vipolže Villa, and then get outside with Krčnik Troughs.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Dobrovo vacation planner.

Drive from Bled to Dobrovo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bled in July since evenings lows in Dobrovo dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Dobrovo

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:

Piran

— 6 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Discover out-of-the-way places like St. George's Church and Svetilnik Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Portorož Beach and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Go for a jaunt from Piran to Črni Kal to see Socerb Castle about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, make a trip to Tartini Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Maurus.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Piran online trip builder.

Getting from Dobrovo to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle; or take a bus. July in Piran sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 3:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 3rd (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally stroll around Tivoli Park. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and finally take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.