36 days in Slovenia Itinerary

36 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 19 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Taxi
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Stara Fužina
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Portorož
— 2 nights
Taxi
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Piran
— 2 nights

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Ljubljana — 19 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Solčava (Logar Valley Landscape Park, Rinka Waterfall, &more), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Škofja Loka (Godešič Meadows & Capuchin Bridge). Spend the 27th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 12th (Mon), hike along Triglav National Park. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.
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Bohinjska Bistrica — 1 night

Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj, then admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, and then appreciate the history behind Franja Partisan Hospital. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, then stroll through Ski Centre Cerkno, and then trek along Mount Blegoš.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjska Bistrica trip builder tool.

Bohinjska Bistrica is very close to Bled. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): trek along Prsivec, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then go from sight to sight with Vogel, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a stone's throw from Bohinjska Bistrica. September in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Stara Fužina.
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Stara Fužina — 3 nights

On the 18th (Sun), make a trip to Stara Fuzina, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, and finally get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Stara Fužina road trip planning site.

Stara Fužina is just a short distance from Bohinjsko Jezero. In September, daily temperatures in Stara Fužina can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel to Bovec.
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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 20th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum. On the next day, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec online route planner.

Getting from Stara Fužina to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bovec are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then don't miss a visit to Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama, 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, explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, and then Head underground at Planina Cave.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Postojna road trip site.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Postojna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portorož.
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Portorož — 2 nights

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
On the 24th (Sat), experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, don't miss a visit to Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, and then stroll through Portorož Beach. Keep things going the next day: slough off your stress at LifeClass Terme & Wellness, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and finally admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Portorož trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Portorož takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Postojna in September, with highs in Portorož at 28°C and lows at 17°C. You will leave for Piran on the 26th (Mon).
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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.
On the 26th (Mon), take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): meet the residents at Aquarium Piran, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then make a trip to Walls of Piran.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Piran trip itinerary builder tool.

Piran is just a short distance from Portorož. In September, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C.
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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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