18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Klagenfurt, Train to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Drive to Bovec
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stahovica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Dusseldorf

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Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Tolmin (Tolmin Gorge & Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit). There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip planning app.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight, train, and car. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's still lots to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bled travel app.

Getting from Bovec to Bled by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Stahovica.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:

Stahovica

— 2 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, then walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Krvavec, explore the activities along Gradisko Lake, then stroll around Volčji Potok Arboretum, and finally ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Stahovica online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Stahovica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Stahovica, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Stahovica

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Piran is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea.

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Traveling by car from Stahovica to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Stahovica in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:

Postojna

— 4 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.
Explore Postojna's surroundings by going to RockVelo (in Dobravlje), Grad Prem (in Prem) and Franja Partisan Hospital (in Cerkno). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, examine the collection at Hg Smeltery, and explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in September: high temperatures in Postojna hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 6:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Spend the 8th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, stroll around Congress Square (Kongresni trg), take in the views from Triple Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:

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.