16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Štanjel
— 2 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 1 night
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 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.
Family-friendly places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Vršič Pass will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Lake Bohinj, &more), Zelenci Nature Reserve (in Kranjska Gora) and Zipline (in Bovec). Spend the 31st (Sun) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, admire the landmark architecture of Bled Island, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, and step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bled vacation planning tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bled is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Štanjel.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 3:

Štanjel

— 2 nights
Perched on top of a hill in western Slovenia, the charming town of Stanjel appeals to various kinds of travelers.
On the 4th (Thu), walk around Ferrari Garden, then view the masterpieces at Lojze Spacal Gallery, and then step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Daniel, then explore the striking landscape at Otlica Natural Window, and then make a trip to Volčji Grad.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Štanjel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Štanjel takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bled in August since evenings lows in Štanjel dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Štanjel

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Koper

— 1 night
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, then kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Koper day trip tool.

You can drive from Štanjel to Koper in an hour. Traveling from Štanjel in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Koper, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 7th (Sun), stroll around Forma Viva, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then make a trip to Tartini Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Piran trip planning app.

Piran is very close to Koper. In August, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

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 9th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Postojna Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then Head underground at Planina Cave.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Postojna trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Piran to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Piran in August; daily highs in Postojna reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Family-friendly places like Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljanica River will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Logar Valley Landscape Park (in Solčava). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and take in the views from Cobblers' Bridge.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Ljubljana road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:

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.