18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Logar Valley Landscape Park (in Solčava). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Ljubljana day trip planner.

Munich, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Postojna.
Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Historic Sites
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Postojna — 2 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.
On the 12th (Fri), Head underground at Škocjan Caves and then look for gifts at Guštarna. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then Head underground at Planina Cave.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Postojna road trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bled.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Bled — 9 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Savica Waterfall, &more), Mojstrana (Pocar Farm & Peričnik Falls) and Bovec (Virje Waterfall, Soča Valley, &more). There's still lots to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, indulge your senses at Wine Tasting Bled, and look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled online route planner.

Drive from Postojna to Bled in 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Maribor.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Maribor — 2 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 24th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Terme Ptuj, then examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Main Square and then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Maribor online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Slovenia travel guide

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.