13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Postojna
— 2 nights
2
Celje
— 1 night
3
Maribor
— 1 night
4
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
5
Bled
— 3 nights
6
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights

2
nights
Postojna

Postojna ©
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): step into the grandiose world of Snežnik Castle, then Head underground at Cross Cave, then identify plant and animal life at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, explore the historical opulence of Štanjel Castle, then shop like a local with Lojze Spacal Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Daniel.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Postojna online sightseeing 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Celje.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Štanjel, Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, Snežnik Castle, Škocjan Caves, Cross Cave
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Planina Cave ©
Planina Cave
Cross Cave ©
Cross Cave
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

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Celje

Celje ©
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

Tabor Castle
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Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel ©
Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel
Tabor Castle ©
Tabor Castle

1
night
Maribor

Maribor ©
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
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Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House
Pyramid Archaeological Site ©
Pyramid Archaeological Site
UGM I Maribor Art Gallery ©
UGM I Maribor Art Gallery

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Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 train. 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

Side Trip

Škofja Loka
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Ljubljana Central Market ©
Ljubljana Central Market
Škofja Loka Castle ©
Škofja Loka Castle
Cankarjevo Nabrežje ©
Cankarjevo Nabrežje

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Bled

Bled ©
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 Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas 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). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church.

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 train; 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 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Radovljica, Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, Church of St. Martin
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Parasailing & Paragliding
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica

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nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
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 Vršič Pass. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kranjska Gora: Kobarid (Italian Charnel House & Kobarid Museum). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley and identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Kranjska Gora by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kobarid, Peričnik Falls
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Peričnik Falls ©
Peričnik Falls
Kozjak Waterfall ©
Kozjak Waterfall

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