13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Solčava
— 1 night
Drive
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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 18th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave and then admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Postojna trip itinerary maker tool.

Bilbao, Spain to Postojna is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Bilbao in August since evenings lows in Postojna dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Zipline Slovenia has been added to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Soča Valley and Mangart Saddle. Step off the beaten path and head to Virje Waterfall and Predil Pass. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Tolmin Castle (in Tolmin) and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Fort Hermann and steep yourself in history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec route builder website.

Getting from Postojna to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, and then make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): stroll through Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Kranjska Gora Bike Park, and then make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

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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.
Visiting Mostnica Gorge and Golden Horn Fairyland will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Savica Waterfall and Slap Grmečica. Take a break from Bohinjska Bistrica with a short trip to Divje Babe Archaeological Park in Cerkno, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bohinjska Bistrica trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjska Bistrica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Bohinjska Bistrica sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You've now added Canyoning Bled to your itinerary. On the 27th (Fri), discover the deep blue sea with Diving Bled, get great views at Ojstrica, then Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Iglica Waterfall, and finally get outside with Canyoning Bled. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George, tee off at Royal Bled Golf Course, and then identify plant and animal life at Dovzan Gorge.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bled road trip planner.

Bled is very close to Bohinjska Bistrica. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Solčava

— 1 night
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): look for gifts at Center Rinka.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, read Solčava online vacation planner.

Getting from Bled to Solčava by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Solčava

Shopping
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): head outdoors with Mount Saint Mary and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana vacation planning app.

You can drive from Solčava to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites
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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.