13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Lipica
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Škocjan
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Maribor
— 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mostnica Gorge as well as Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Bled Island, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planner.

Leipzig, Germany to Bled is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana, Zipline and Kayaking & Canoeing. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Soča Valley, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bovec online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:

Lipica

Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lipica trip builder app.

Drive from Bovec to Lipica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in August, things will get a bit warmer in Lipica: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:
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Škocjan

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): Head underground at Škocjan Caves and then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Škocjan trip planner.

Škocjan is just a stone's throw from Lipica. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Piran Walking Tour has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park and then squeeze the most out of the city with Piran Walking Tour.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran trip maker website.

Drive from Škocjan to Piran in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:

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.
On the 29th (Sun), Head underground at Postojna Cave and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Postojna trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Piran to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Postojna hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Volčji Potok Arboretum, Velika Planina, Logar Valley Landscape Park, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stop by Ljubljana Old Town, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, then walk around Tivoli Park, and finally learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Logar Valley Landscape Park, take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina, and then walk around Volčji Potok Arboretum.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for the shuttle ride to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:

Maribor

— 2 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Maribor Cathedral has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): examine the collection at Old Vine House and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Maribor trip tool.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

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.