16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Drive to Frankfurt am Main Airport, Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bled
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Fly to Frankfurt am Main Airport, Drive to Heilbronn

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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: Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass & Lake Jasna) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Savica Waterfall). Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: hike along Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and stroll through Straža Bled.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bled trip builder website.

Heilbronn, Germany to Bled is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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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.
Take a break from Bovec with a short trip to Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Bovec trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:

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 4th (Sat): Head underground at Postojna Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Postojna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Piran is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, walk around Park Pietro Coppo, get a taste of the local shopping with Nika's Tiny House, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Piran trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Postojna to Piran by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Postojna in September, with highs in Piran at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 9:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 9th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. On the next day, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in September: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
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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.