17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Venice, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive
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Solčava
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
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Kobarid
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of St. Jacob Church, take an in-depth tour of Škofja Loka Castle, and then take in the views from Capuchin Bridge. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Mount Saint Mary, examine the collection at Technical Museum of Slovenia, see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, then examine the collection at City Museum of Ljubljana, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Žale Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary maker site.

Palma de Mallorca, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Palma de Mallorca in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:

Ptuj

— 2 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 28th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument and then don't miss a visit to Ptuj City Tower.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ptuj travel route planning website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Ptuj in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:

Solčava

— 2 nights
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Predaselj Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina, contemplate the waterfront views at Kamniška Bistrica Valley, then stroll through Logar Valley Landscape Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Center Rinka, make a trip to Sveti Duh, then explore and take pictures at Solčava Panoramic Road, then pause for some photo ops at Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, and finally Head underground at Snow Cave.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Solčava day trip app.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Solčava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. August in Solčava sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Bled.

Things to do in Solčava

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — 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.
On the 1st (Wed), Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Viševnik, then take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, and finally admire the striking features of Šivec House Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Triglav National Park.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bled trip maker app.

Drive from Solčava to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Triglav, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip builder tool.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. September in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, make a trip to Prisank Mountain Window, then make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica, and finally see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

Kobarid

— 1 night
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kobarid day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Kobarid sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 7th (Tue), you're off to Postojna.

Things to do in Kobarid

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cross Cave and Planina Cave. Go for a jaunt from Postojna to Nova Vas to see Lake Bloke about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, take in nature's colorful creations at Sežana Botanical Garden, and step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Postojna itinerary builder.

Getting from Kobarid to Postojna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:

Ljubljana

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana travel planner.

Drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 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.