12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia Trip Planner
Make it your trip
— 5 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Lower Carniola Region
— 1 night
— 1 night


Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore hidden gems such as Ljubljana Central Market and Ljubljanica River. Get outdoors at Cross Cave and Watermelon Ljubljana by Bike. Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Postojna to see Postojna Cave about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, look for gifts at Mojacokolada.si, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Enigmarium, and admire the landmark architecture of Galerija Emporium.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana road trip website.

Beirut, Lebanon to Ljubljana is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Beirut in September, with highs in Ljubljana at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Shopping · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 26:

Bohinjsko Jezero — 2 nights

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Vogel and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall and then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Portorož.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:

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 29th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with Nemo Divers and then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Portorož attractions planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Portorož: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lower Carniola Region.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:

Lower Carniola Region — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at Terme Krka and then relax and rejuvenate at Vitarium Spa & Clinique.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lower Carniola Region trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Lower Carniola Region takes 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Portorož in September; daily highs in Lower Carniola Region reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Maribor.
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): see where the action happens at Stadion Ljudski vrt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Europark Maribor.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Maribor trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lower Carniola Region to Maribor takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car back home.
Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:

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.