16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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.
On the 12th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Bled.
Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall & Lake Bohinj). Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Bled trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Postojna.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Postojna — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Postojna: RockVelo (in Dobravlje), Hg Smeltery (in Idrija) and Vina Povh (in Vipava). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, don't miss a visit to Museo Militare Di Pivka, and explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Postojna trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Bled to Postojna by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Postojna sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Bovec.
Parks · Nature · Wineries · Museums
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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.
On the 21st (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then explore the activities along Soča Valley, then witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec road trip website.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May in Bovec, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Koper.
Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Koper — 1 night

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 23rd (Tue), make a trip to Tartini Square, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and then take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran.

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

Drive from Bovec to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, Koper is somewhat warmer than Bovec - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.
Breweries & Distilleries · Classes · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.