19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Idrija
— 2 nights
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Stahovica
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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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.
Explore Postojna's surroundings by going to Cross Cave (in Grahovo) and Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave, learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor, and admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna online trip maker.

Berlin, Germany to Postojna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. August in Postojna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Idrija.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:

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 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Hg Smeltery, then steep yourself in history at Franja Partisan Hospital, then go deep underground at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Gewerkenegg Castle. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at Idrija War Museum, do a tasting at Winery Tilia Estate, and then indulge your taste buds at Winestronaut.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Idrija trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Postojna to Idrija by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Idrija can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Idrija

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

Kobarid

— 2 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, then admire the masterpieces at Tolmin Museum, and finally examine the collection at Cheese Museum of Kobarid.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Kobarid travel route planning tool.

Getting from Idrija to Kobarid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Kobarid

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:

Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 30th (Mon), explore the activities along Soča Valley, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then make a trip to Fort Hermann, and then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip planner.

Bovec is just a short distance from Kobarid. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Nature · Parks · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Spend the 1st (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: trek along Vintgar Gorge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and get great views at Ojstrica.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bled trip planning tool.

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. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Stahovica.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 4:

Stahovica

— 2 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
Start off your visit on the 5th (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, then explore the activities along Gradisko Lake, then walk around Volčji Potok Arboretum, and finally play a few rounds at Golf Arboretum.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Stahovica trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bled to Stahovica in an hour. Other options are to 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 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Stahovica

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

Ljubljana

— 4 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 much more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, wander the streets of Metelkova, sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana.

To find photos and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana road trip planning app.

You can drive from Stahovica to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 10:

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.