14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Maribor
— 1 night
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Lipica
— 1 night
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Portorož
— 1 night
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Piran
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 16th (Tue), indulge your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, admire the landmark architecture of Vetrinjski dvor, and then learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor day trip planning app.

Paderborn, Germany to Maribor is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from Paderborn, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Maribor, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall, Lake Bohinj, &more). Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bled visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:

Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, stop by Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:

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.
On the 21st (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Postojna trip planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Postojna are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:

Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): tee off at Golf Klub Lipica, see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, and then visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lipica trip itinerary app.

Lipica is just a short distance from Postojna. Traveling from Postojna in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Lipica, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Museums · Golf · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:

Portorož

— 1 night
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stroll around Forma Viva, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, and finally see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Portorož day trip planning site.

You can drive from Lipica to Portorož in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Portorož can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Beaches · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran vacation maker.

Piran is very close to Portorož. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): make a trip to Italian Charnel House, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum. On your second day here, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec route maker.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:

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.