13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia itinerary planner
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Fly to Klagenfurt, Shuttle to Avtobusna postaja Kranj, Bus to Bled
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vipava
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Krnica
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dusseldorf

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Bled Castle and Wine Tasting Bled. Step out of the city life by going to Bled Island and Vršič Pass. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Planica Valley (in Rateče) and The Russian Chapel (in Kranjska Gora). Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, head outdoors with Polka Dot Cycling, surround yourself with nature on Great Emerald Adventure, and browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled day trip tool.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Bled is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.
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Bohinjska Bistrica — 2 nights

Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
On the 14th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, and finally take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, head outdoors with Krampež Waterfall, then hike along Koseč Gorges, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjska Bistrica day trip planning website.

Bohinjska Bistrica is very close to Bled. In October in Bohinjska Bistrica, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Vipava.
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Vipava — 3 nights

Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Predjama Castle and RockVelo. Visiting Postojna Cave and Škocjan Caves will get you outdoors. Explore Vipava's surroundings by going to Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum (in Idrija) and Natural Bathing Place Lajšt (in Spodnja Idrija). There's more to do: do a tasting at The Wine House Rondic and steep yourself in history at Capuchin Monastery of Vipavski Križ.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vipava tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Bohinjska Bistrica to Vipava by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bohinjska Bistrica in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Vipava: highs are around 22°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square. On the next day, stroll around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, then take in the waterfront at Port Piran, and finally have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Piran trip maker site.

Drive from Vipava to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Piran, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Krnica.
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Krnica — 1 night

Krnica makes a perfect destination for nature lovers.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Krnica travel planner.

Getting from Piran to Krnica by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Piran in October, with highs in Krnica at 18°C and lows at 7°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.
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Highlights from your trip

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.
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