20 days in Ljubljana, Postojna & Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

20 days in Ljubljana, Postojna & Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Bled
— 6 nights
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Maribor
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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ljubljanica River as well as Watermelon Ljubljana by Bike. On the 21st (Sat), explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, stop by Skusek, then head outdoors with Watermelon Ljubljana by Bike, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally make a trip to Mestni Trg.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online trip planner.

Kimberley, South Africa to Ljubljana is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kimberley in September, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge
Prešeren Square ©
Prešeren Square

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Postojna

Postojna ©
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Postojna Cave. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): Head underground at Postojna Cave and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, make a trip to Walls of Piran, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Postojna driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Postojna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for Bovec.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Piran, Škocjan Caves
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

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Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tolmin (Tolmin Gorge & Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec trip planning tool.

You can drive from Postojna to Bovec in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobarid, Tolmin, Vzletisce Lijak - Lijak Jump Point
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Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley
Isonzo ©
Isonzo

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Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bled Island as well as Triglav National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj, Vogel, &more) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Bled, get outside with Outdoor Activities, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, and browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bled trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Vintgar Gorge, Peričnik Falls
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ptuj Castle (in Ptuj), Spas (in Podčetrtek) and Celje Castle (in Celje). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent, and snap pictures at Old Bridge (Drava Bridge).

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor online route planner.

Getting from Bled to Maribor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Maribor are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Ptuj Castle, Spas, Celje Castle
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Pyramid Archaeological Site ©
Pyramid Archaeological Site
Botanical Garden of University of Maribor ©
Three Ponds ©
Three Ponds