16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
When in Bled, make a side trip to see Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana, approximately Mojstrana away. Spend the 27th (Sun) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Vintgar Gorge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ojstrica, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bled driving holiday planning tool.

Stuttgart, Germany to Bled is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 29th (Tue), you're off to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Spend the 30th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, stroll around Tivoli Park, admire the landmark architecture of Seminary Palace and Library, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Fri) before leaving for Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra, then look for gifts at Guštarna, and then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna tour site.

Drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Postojna sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 4th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Tartini's House and then make a trip to Tartini Square. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, stroll around Forma Viva, get a new perspective on things with Bananaway, admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran planner.

Getting from Postojna to Piran by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Postojna in October: high temperatures in Piran hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass & Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu). Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, paddle through the water with X Point, and take in the local highlights with The Walks of Peace.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in October, expect Bovec to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): shake up your sightseeing with TOP AGENCIJA and then get the adrenaline pumping with Hike&Bike Slovenia.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:

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.