13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
2
Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive
3
Koper
— 1 night
Shuttle
4
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
5
Tolmin
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Bohinjska Bistrica
— 1 night
Drive
7
Bled
— 1 night
Drive
8
Tržič
— 1 night
Drive
9
Škofja Loka
— 1 night
Drive
10
Kamnik
— 1 night
Drive
11
Ljubljana
— 1 night
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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.
On the 31st (Wed), Head underground at Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Idrija War Museum, then contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, then appreciate the views at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, and finally Head underground at Cross Cave.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Postojna online sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Postojna is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Postojna, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Postojna, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Škocjan.
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Škocjan — 1 night

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
On the 2nd (Fri), Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Škocjan trip planning tool.

Škocjan is just a stone's throw from Postojna. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Koper.
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Koper — 1 night

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 3rd (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, explore the historical opulence of Socerb Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Koper day trip planning tool.

Koper is very close to Škocjan. In September, daily temperatures in Koper can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Piran.
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Piran — 1 night

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 4th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Piran trip itinerary planner.

Piran is very close to Koper. In September, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tolmin.
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Tolmin — 2 nights

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 5th (Mon), appreciate the views at Soča Valley, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tolmin trip builder website.

Drive from Piran to Tolmin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Tolmin sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bohinjska Bistrica.
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Bohinjska Bistrica — 1 night

Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjska Bistrica sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Tolmin to Bohinjska Bistrica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tolmin in September; daily highs in Bohinjska Bistrica reach 21°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 1 night

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll through Vintgar Gorge, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then stroll through Straža Bled, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjska Bistrica. In September, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tržič.
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Tržič — 1 night

Nature lovers can spend their Trzic vacation hiking the nearby gorge, cut by a wild mountain river.
On the 9th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Dovzan Gorge, contemplate the long history of Trzic Old Town, then admire the sheer force of Šum Waterfall, and finally make a trip to Brdo Castle.

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Tržič is just a stone's throw from Bled. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Škofja Loka.
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Škofja Loka — 1 night

Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Šmarjetna Mountain, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Annunciation of Mary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church - Zupnijska cerkev sv. Jurija, then steep yourself in history at Old School in Skofja Loka, then step into the grandiose world of Puštal Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Škofja Loka Castle.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Škofja Loka holiday website.

Traveling by car from Tržič to Škofja Loka takes an hour. In September in Škofja Loka, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kamnik.
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Kamnik — 1 night

History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Immaculate Conception, explore the historical opulence of Zaprice Castle, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Little Castle.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kamnik trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Škofja Loka to Kamnik in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Kamnik can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 1 night

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary builder.

Ljubljana is just a short distance from Kamnik. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.