16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Ljubljana
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 1 night
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Tolmin
— 1 night
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 8 nights

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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 31st (Mon), you'll travel to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 1:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read Bled itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:

Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, and then surround yourself with nature on Kayak Soca.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Bovec are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

Tolmin

— 1 night
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 3rd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, then paddle through the water with Maya Team, and then steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem).

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Tolmin day trip site.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Tolmin takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Tolmin is a bit warmer than Bovec - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Tolmin

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 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 (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine, identify plant and animal life at Strunjan Nature Reserve, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Maurus, then step into the grandiose world of Socerb Castle, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): head outdoors with Šalet Tunnel, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, pause for some serene contemplation at Marija Snežne Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Piran day trip website.

Getting from Tolmin to Piran by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Piran, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

Postojna

— 1 night
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 6th (Sun): explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then Head underground at Postojna Cave, and finally get outside with Adventure Park.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Postojna route maker site.

Drive from Piran to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, Postojna is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

Ljubljana

— 8 nights
Discover out-of-the-way places like Celje Castle and Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum. Get some historical perspective at Škofja Loka Castle and Cankarjevo Nabrežje. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Velenje Beach (in Velenje), Church of the Annunciation of Mary (in Škofja Loka) and Celje (The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, St. Cecilia Church, &more). Spend the 7th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Enjoy Ljubljana some more: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 15:

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.