12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Izola
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Take a break from the city and head to Postojna Cave and Cross Cave. Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Škocjan to see Škocjan Caves about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: visit Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana itinerary builder website.

Berlin, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Izola.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Izola

— 1 night
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Tartini Square, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally get outside with Šalet Tunnel.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Izola attractions planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Izola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Izola is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Izola

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Kranjska Gora

— 4 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Take a break from the city and head to Kozjak Waterfall and River Rafting & Tubing. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Jasna and Boka Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kranjska Gora: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Virje Waterfall (in Bovec). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, and glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Getting from Izola to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Izola in August, expect Kranjska Gora to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Take a break from the city and head to Vintgar Gorge and Parasailing & Paragliding. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Bohinj and Zipline. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Soča Valley (in Bovec), Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina) and Vogel (in Bohinjsko Jezero). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Straža Bled, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall, and head off the coast to Bled Island.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Bled day trip app.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.