16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia journey planner
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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Bus
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Hrastovlje
Drive
5
Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
7
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Puppetry, then engage your brain at House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, and then see the interesting displays at Railway Museum.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In August, Ljubljana is little chillier than Istanbul - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Bled.
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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.
On the 22nd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house, then identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and finally make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): get great views at Ojstrica, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bled trip builder website.

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 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 3 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Appreciate the collections at Koper Regional Museum and Nika's Tiny House. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mediadom Pyrhani and Church of St. Francis of Assisi. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Maurus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, and admire the striking features of Piazza Tito.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Koper trip website.

Getting from Bled to Koper by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bled in August since evenings lows in Koper dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hrastovlje.
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Hrastovlje

Enveloped in the picturesque landscape of the surrounding hills and green plaines, Hristovlje proves to be one of the most captivating excursions in southwestern Slovenia.
To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hrastovlje day trip website.

Hrastovlje is very close to Koper. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 27th (Sat), you're off to Postojna.
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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.
Visiting Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park and Planina Cave will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Military Museum Tabor and Karst Museum. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Pivka Park of Military History, learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery, look for gifts at Guštarna, and make a trip to Museo Militare Di Pivka.

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You can drive from Hrastovlje to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Hrastovlje in August: high temperatures in Postojna hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Predjama.
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Predjama — 1 night

Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): trek along Nanos Plateau and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Predjama trip tool.

Predjama is very close to Postojna. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 3 nights

Let the collections at City Museum of Ljubljana and Slovenian Ethnographic Museum capture your imagination. Get in touch with nature at Parasailing & Paragliding and Krvavec. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Little Castle (in Kamnik) and The Church Of Mary Immaculate (in Škofja Loka). See some other sides of Ljubljana: see the interesting displays at Jewish Cultural Center Museum, contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House, stroll the grounds of Žale Cemetery, and head outdoors with Mount Saint Mary.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip builder website.

You can drive from Predjama to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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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.
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