13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner

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Bled
— 3 nights
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Loče pri Poljčanah
— 1 night
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Slovenj Gradec
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Lipica
— 1 night
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Nova Gorica
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kids will enjoy Lake Bohinj and Bled Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Savica Waterfall). Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: trek along Vintgar Gorge, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, and head off the coast to Bled Island.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bled trip itinerary maker website.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Bled is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Loče pri Poljčanah.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:

Loče pri Poljčanah

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Žiče Charterhouse, then don't miss a visit to The Old Castle on Konjiška Mountain, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. George, and finally get to know the resident critters at Mini ZOO Land.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Loče pri Poljčanah trip maker tool.

Drive from Bled to Loče pri Poljčanah in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Loče pri Poljčanah are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Slovenj Gradec.

Things to do in Loče pri Poljčanah

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

Slovenj Gradec

— 1 night
Slovenj Gradec is a town in northern Slovenia. On the 25th (Wed), examine the collection at Carinthian Regional Museum - Ravne na Koroškem, pause for some photo ops at Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, then admire the masterpieces at Carinthia Regional Museum - Slovenj Gradec, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Elizabeth.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Slovenj Gradec trip planner.

You can drive from Loče pri Poljčanah to Slovenj Gradec in an hour. August in Slovenj Gradec sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Postojna.

Things to do in Slovenj Gradec

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Toplar Double Hayrack, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally look for gifts at Guštarna. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Gewerkenegg Castle, gain insight at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Postojna trip builder tool.

Drive from Slovenj Gradec to Postojna in 2 hours. In August in Postojna, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lipica.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
On the 28th (Sat), examine the collection at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, take a pleasant ride with Lipica Stud Farm, then take in the exciting artwork at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery, then brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum Tabor, and finally play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lipica travel planner.

Lipica is just a short distance from Postojna. Traveling from Postojna in August, Lipica is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Lipica

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Golf

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Nova Gorica

— 1 night
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), snap pictures at Solkan Bridge, then get engrossed in the history at Sabotin Park Miru, then make a trip to Šmartno, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Gonjače Viewing Tower.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nova Gorica trip maker.

Traveling by car from Lipica to Nova Gorica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Nova Gorica sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step out of Bovec to go to Tolmin and see Tolmin Gorge, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, and contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Nova Gorica in August, things will get slightly colder in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 1:

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.

Koroška travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Monuments · History Museums