12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vipavski Križ
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 5 nights
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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Beer Tastings & Tours. Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Ljubljanica River. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary builder site.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Paris in October since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries
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Postojna

— 1 night
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 (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, appreciate the views at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, and then stop by Guštarna.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Postojna trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

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Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Piran trip maker app.

Getting from Postojna to Piran by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, Piran is somewhat warmer than Postojna - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vipavski Križ.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Vipavski Križ

— 1 night
Vipavski Križ is a settlement on a small hill in the Vipava Valley in the Municipality of Ajdovščina in the Littoral region of Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Vipavski Križ Castle and then kick back and relax at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt.

Find out how to plan Vipavski Križ trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Piran to Vipavski Križ in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Bled.

Things to do in Vipavski Križ

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Triglav National Park and Mala Osojnica. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tolmin Gorge and Zipline. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Ukanc Military Cemetery, Vogel, &more), Bovec (Soča Valley & Mangart Saddle) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass and take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bled planning website.

You can drive from Vipavski Križ to Bled in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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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.