12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Barcelona International Airport

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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.
On the 19th (Wed), examine the collection at Karst Museum, learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery, then learn about winemaking at Vinakras Sežana, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Military Museum Tabor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): stop by Guštarna, view the masterpieces at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, then see the interesting displays at Toplar Double Hayrack, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Postojna trip builder tool.

Barcelona, Spain to Postojna is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and train. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in August since evenings lows in Postojna dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums · Shopping · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 21st (Fri), wander the streets of Breg Embankment, delve into the distant past at City Museum of Ljubljana, then steep yourself in history at Plečnik's House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, and finally examine the collection at Railway Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana travel route website.

Drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stroll around Spa Park, stop by Zakladi Slovenije, then take in the exciting artwork at Dali, then explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and finally hike along Golden Horn Fairyland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Viševnik, appreciate the history behind Colnar - Boatman, then head outdoors with Ojstrica, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Iglica Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a 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 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Trails · Shopping

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, then identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then admire the sheer force of Martuljek Waterfalls, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, then don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border, then see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house, and finally try your luck at Casino Korona.

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Traveling by car from Bled to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Popular historic sites such as Socerb Castle and Piran Minorite Monastery are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Strunjan Nature Reserve and Šalet Tunnel. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Maurus, and identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Piran trip website.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kranjska Gora in August: high temperatures in Piran hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.