13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana, Train to Postojna
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Celje
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Barcelona International Airport

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Postojna

— 2 nights
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 18th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Snežnik Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, and finally Head underground at Planina Cave. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then explore the historical opulence of Štanjel Castle, then view the masterpieces at Lojze Spacal Gallery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Daniel.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna attractions planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Postojna is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Postojna. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Celje.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Celje

— 1 night
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery of Contemporary Art, step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, then get a taste of the local shopping with Račka Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel, and finally step into the grandiose world of Tabor Castle.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Celje trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Celje takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Celje sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, take in the exciting artwork at UGM I Maribor Art Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Slovenska Ulica street.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Maribor vacation maker website.

You can drive from Celje to Maribor in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Maribor are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Nature · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 22nd (Sat), hunt for treasures at Ljubljana Central Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, and finally stroll around Tivoli Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, then explore the historical opulence of Škofja Loka Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Marian and Holy Trinity Columns.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana tour planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Bohinj and Vogel. Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Church of St. Martin are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist & Savica Waterfall) and Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas (in Spodnja Sorica). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Straža Bled, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, look for gifts at WoodWay, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Bled tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Escape the urban bustle at Kozjak Waterfall and Peričnik Falls. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Jasna and Zgornjesavska Valley. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kranjska Gora: Kobarid (Italian Charnel House & Kobarid Museum). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Bled to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

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.