12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Brežice
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Train to Trieste Airport, Foot to Trieste, Fly to Naples

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Bled

— 4 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 Lake Bohinj and Triglav National Park. Visiting Vintgar Gorge and Peričnik Falls will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Lake Jasna (in Kranjska Gora) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall & Vogel). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bled Island, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bled online holiday maker.

Naples, Italy to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Naples in August, with highs in Bled at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Visiting Zipline and Soča Valley will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Virje Waterfall and Source of the Soča River. Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, admire the striking features of Church of St. Joseph, and don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bovec road trip tool.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:

Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 19th (Wed), don't miss a visit to The Leon Stukelj Square, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, then glide peacefully along the water with Bananaway, and finally fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Maribor online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Maribor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brežice.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums
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Brežice

— 1 night
A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
On the 20th (Thu), tee off at Golf Grad Otočec, admire the natural beauty at Otočec Castle Park, and then boost your wellbeing at Terme Čatež.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Brežice road trip planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Brežice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Brežice

Spas · Nature · Golf · Parks

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): Head underground at Postojna Cave, kick your exploration up a notch at Adventure Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, then Head underground at Cross Cave, and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Postojna online tour planner.

You can drive from Brežice to Postojna in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Postojna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:

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.