18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights

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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bled Island, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and stroll around Spa Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bled travel route planning site.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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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 14th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then stop by Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then stroll around Tivoli Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Postojna.
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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 16th (Fri), stop by Guštarna, get advice or help at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then don't miss a visit to Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave. On your second day here, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then examine the collection at Karst Museum, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Postojna driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 5 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Koper is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Koper trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Postojna to Koper in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Postojna in September, expect Koper to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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 23rd (Fri): examine the collection at Oplen House Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Keep things going the next day: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero journey planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, Bohinjsko Jezero is slightly colder than Koper - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 3 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Altitude Activities as well as Peričnik Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kranjska Gora: Bovec (Virje Waterfall, Ravelnik Open Air Museum, &more) and Kozjak Waterfall (in Kobarid). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, and ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline.

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

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night.
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Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:

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.
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