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.
Get out of town with these interesting Postojna side-trips: Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel) and Cross Cave (in Grahovo). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, do a tasting at Boris Lisjak Winery, explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, and admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna online visit planner.

Berlin, Germany to Postojna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Idrija.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, then appreciate the history behind Franja Partisan Hospital, then deepen your understanding at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, and finally explore the galleries of Gewerkenegg Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): 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 more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Idrija itinerary builder site.

Getting from Postojna to Idrija by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July in Idrija, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Idrija

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

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.
On the 30th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, don't miss a visit 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, then admire the masterpieces at Tolmin Museum, and finally examine the collection at Cheese Museum of Kobarid.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kobarid tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Idrija to Kobarid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kobarid are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kobarid

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:

Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, and then take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall.

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Bovec is just a stone's throw from Kobarid. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:

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 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Bled road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Stahovica.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 6:

Stahovica

— 2 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
On the 7th (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. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Krvavec, then explore the activities along Gradisko Lake, then walk around Volčji Potok Arboretum, and finally tee off at Golf Arboretum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Stahovica travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Stahovica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can 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 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Stahovica

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

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 10th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, and stop by Metelkova.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana visit planning tool.

You can drive from Stahovica to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:

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.