15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Postojna
— 1 night
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Škocjan
— 1 night
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Lipica
— 1 night
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
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Srednja vas v Bohinju
— 1 night
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stop by Guštarna, identify plant and animal life at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, then Head underground at Cross Cave, and finally explore the activities along Cerknica Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to Museo Militare Di Pivka, examine the collection at Pivka Park of Military History, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Postojna travel planner.

Venice, Italy to Postojna is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Venice in August, with highs in Postojna at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:

Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Škocjan online visit planner.

Škocjan is just a short distance from Postojna. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks
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Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica, visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm, and then examine the collection at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lipica travel itinerary planner.

Lipica is just a short distance from Škocjan. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Golf · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:

Ptuj

— 2 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno, then ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, and then see the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj, then relax and rejuvenate at Terme 3000, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Vinarium Tower.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ptuj road trip planning tool.

Getting from Lipica to Ptuj by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Ptuj when traveling from Lipica in August, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): tee off at Royal Bled Golf Course, then get great views at Mala Osojnica, and then get great views at Ojstrica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bled day trip planner.

You can drive from Ptuj to Bled in 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Martuljek Waterfalls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, and finally don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border, and finally make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip builder app.

Getting from Bled to Kranjska Gora by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Srednja vas v Bohinju.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Srednja vas v Bohinju

— 1 night
On the 17th (Tue), explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Srednja vas v Bohinju driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Srednja vas v Bohinju in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Srednja vas v Bohinju can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tolmin.

Things to do in Srednja vas v Bohinju

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 18th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Franja Partisan Hospital, then steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), snap pictures at Solkan Bridge, and then don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tolmin trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Srednja vas v Bohinju to Tolmin in 1.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Srednja vas v Bohinju in August: high temperatures in Tolmin hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Tolmin

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Bovec

— 2 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 20th (Fri): admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, then explore the stunning scenery at Great Soča Gorge, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Virje Waterfall. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, make a trip to Fort Hermann, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bovec online route maker.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Bovec takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Bovec is a bit cooler than Tolmin - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

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.