17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Sežana
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
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Zgornje Gorje
— 1 night
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Strunjan Nature Reserve (in Strunjan) and Piran Minorite Monastery (in Piran). Dedicate the 1st (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and stop by Babushka Boutique.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana itinerary planner.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Ljubljana. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:

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.
On the 3rd (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and finally Head underground at Planina Cave.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read Postojna trip planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sežana.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:

Sežana

— 2 nights
Sežana is a town in the Slovenian Littoral region of Slovenia, near the border with Italy. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, learn about winemaking at Vino Zorz, and then learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Vinakras Sežana, then learn about winemaking at Vina Čotar, then learn about winemaking at Winery Tilia Estate, and finally learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sežana vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Sežana is very close to Postojna. Traveling from Postojna in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Sežana. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Sežana

Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, then take a tour by water with Kayak Soca, and then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, find something for the whole family at Golden Horn Fairyland, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planning app.

You can drive from Sežana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sežana in August, with highs in Bohinjsko Jezero at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Get outdoors at Vršič Pass and Zipline. Explore Kranjska Gora's surroundings by going to Krampež Waterfall (in Kobarid) and Bovec (Predil Pass, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, and fly down the slopes at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zgornje Gorje.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:

Zgornje Gorje

— 1 night
Nestled in a green valley and surrounded by rolling hills, Zgornje Gorje is dominated by the spire of the parish church in the center of the village.
On the 11th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, then admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Zgornje Gorje travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Zgornje Gorje by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Zgornje Gorje are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Zgornje Gorje

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Soča Valley. Spend the 13th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, play a few rounds at Royal Bled Golf Course, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and appreciate the history behind Colnar - Boatman.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bled travel route builder app.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Zgornje Gorje. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 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.