14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia itinerary planner

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Ptuj
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 1 night
Drive
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Dobravlje
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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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 16th (Mon): walk around Tivoli Park and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana itinerary maker site.

Madrid, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Madrid in August, with highs in Ljubljana at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ptuj.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 18th (Wed), examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, then appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, and finally make a trip to Prešernova Street.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ptuj trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Ptuj takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ptuj are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, head off the coast to Bled Island, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and pick up some local products at Kmetija Pr' Kolenc.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Bled day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 22:

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), get outside with Outdoor Activities and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then explore the activities along Soča Valley, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kobarid trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Kobarid in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:

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 25th (Wed): do a tasting at Bjana, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and then do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nova Gorica trip planner.

Getting from Kobarid to Nova Gorica by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kobarid in August; daily highs in Nova Gorica reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dobravlje.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

Dobravlje

— 1 night
Located in western Slovenia, Dobravlje boasts picturesque surroundings featuring rolling hills carpeted with vineyards.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Winery Tilia Estate and then indulge your senses at RockVelo.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dobravlje trip maker tool.

Dobravlje is very close to Nova Gorica. Traveling from Nova Gorica in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dobravlje, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Dobravlje

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:
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Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to Walls of Piran, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Piran driving holiday planner.

Drive from Dobravlje to Piran in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dobravlje in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:

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 28th (Sat): Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then learn about winemaking at Vino Zorz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): look for gifts at Guštarna and then Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Postojna online travel route planner.

You can drive from Piran to Postojna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, things will get little chillier in Postojna: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 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.