18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Postojna
— 3 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Lipica
— 1 night
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Ajdovščina
— 1 night
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Idrija
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Bled
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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 Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity. Popular historic sites such as Predjama Castle and Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Postojna to Stari Trg pri Lozu to see Snežnik Castle about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the landscape on two wheels at Notranjski Regional Park, view the masterpieces at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, and examine the collection at Toplar Double Hayrack.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Postojna trip itinerary planning website.

Memmingen, Germany to Postojna is an approximately 6-hour car ride. When traveling from Memmingen in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Postojna, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Piran.
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Friary.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Piran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Piran. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Lipica.
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Lipica — 1 night

Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
On the 19th (Sat), explore the galleries of Military Museum Tabor, Head underground at Divača Cave, explore the historical opulence of Socerb Castle, then visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm, and finally shop like a local with Avgust Cernigoj Gallery.

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Getting from Piran to Lipica by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ajdovščina.
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Ajdovščina — 1 night

Ajdovščina is a small town with a population of about 6,700, located in the Vipava Valley, during Italian rule (1918–1943, nominally lasted to 1947), the style of the town does not resemble that of a typical Italian town. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): awaken your taste buds at Vino Zorz, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Daniel, then take in the exciting artwork at Lojze Spacal Gallery, then step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capuchin Monastery of Vipavski Križ.

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Traveling by car from Lipica to Ajdovščina takes an hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ajdovščina when traveling from Lipica in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Idrija.
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Idrija — 2 nights

While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, then see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at A. Primožič 1888 Lace Bobbin Collection, contemplate the long history of St. Martin's Church - Žiri, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ana's Church on Ledinica, then get engrossed in the history at Cerkno Museum, then appreciate the history behind Franja Partisan Hospital, and finally delve into the distant past at Divje Babe Archaeological Park.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Idrija trip maker app.

You can drive from Ajdovščina to Idrija in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Ajdovščina in August, expect Idrija to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ljubljana Old Town and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. And it doesn't end there: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Odprta Kuhna.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana day trip site.

You can drive from Idrija to Ljubljana in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bled.
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Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get in touch with nature at Vintgar Gorge and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get some historical perspective at St. Martin's Parish Church and Bled Island. Spend the 28th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and stroll through Straža Bled.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled travel route builder tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: 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 30th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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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