16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Postojna
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Celje
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Izola
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Toulouse

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Postojna

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lipica Stud Farm as well as Škocjan Caves. There's more to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave and explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Postojna road trip website.

Toulouse, France to Postojna is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Postojna when traveling from Toulouse in August, with lows around 15°C. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bled.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Velika Planina, Vršič Pass and Peričnik Falls. Family-friendly places like Lake Bohinj and Ojstrica will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of St. Joseph (in Soča), Ukanc Military Cemetery (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and Kobarid Museum (in Kobarid). The adventure continues: trek along Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, and head off the coast to Bled Island.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bled trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Celje.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:

Celje

— 3 nights
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Terme Olimia has been added to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Tito Statue and Thermal Park Aquluna. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and make a trip to Lake Šmartno.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Celje trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Celje in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Celje are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Celje

Spas · Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Bring the kids along to Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljanica River. Spend the 23rd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, get curious at House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov, snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana road trip tool.

Getting from Celje to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Izola.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:

Izola

— 3 nights
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and then stroll around Park Pietro Coppo.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Izola itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Izola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Izola, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:

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.