13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 1 night
Drive
3
Tolmin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
6
Zgornje Gorje
— 1 night
Taxi
7
Bled
— 3 nights
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Bus to Avtobusna postaja Kranj, Shuttle to Klagenfurt, Fly to Dusseldorf

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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visiting Postojna Cave and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Step out of Ljubljana to go to Škocjan and see Škocjan Caves, which is approximately 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ljubljana day trip website.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive 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 28th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, and finally see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjska Bistrica road trip tool.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjska Bistrica in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Bohinjska Bistrica can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car 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 29th (Thu), sample the tasty concoctions at Gallus Craft & Draft Beer Bar, then learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Reservoir Dogs brewery. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, make a trip to Tolmin Castle, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and finally steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem).

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Tolmin holiday builder app.

You can drive from Bohinjska Bistrica to Tolmin in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bohinjska Bistrica in September, with highs in Tolmin at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 2 nights

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then whizz through the canopy 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, then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kobarid trip itinerary planning tool.

Kobarid is very close to Tolmin. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tolmin in September: high temperatures in Kobarid hover around 21°C and lows are around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 1 night

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 3rd (Mon), glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora travel planner.

Getting from Kobarid to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Zgornje Gorje.
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Zgornje Gorje — 1 night

Nestled in a green valley and surrounded by rolling hills, Zgornje Gorje is dominated by the spire of the parish church in the center of the village.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zgornje Gorje sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Zgornje Gorje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bled.
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Triglav National Park and Bled Island. The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, head outdoors with Polka Dot Cycling, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bled tour planning site.

Bled is very close to Zgornje Gorje. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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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.
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