12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip maker

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Škofja Loka
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Paris-Orly Airport

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Ljubljana

— 1 night
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 Škocjan Caves as well as Ljubljana Central Market. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Škofja Loka

— 2 nights
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
You've now added Velika Planina to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina, take in the awesome beauty at Šmarjetna Mountain, then step into the grandiose world of Škofja Loka Castle, then admire the striking features of Homan House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jacob Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): stroll through Mount Blegoš, pause for some serene contemplation at Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, take in the dramatic scenery at Šum Waterfall, then take in the dramatic natural features at St. Jošt Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Annunciation of Mary, and finally take in the views from Capuchin Bridge.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Škofja Loka travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Škofja Loka takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Škofja Loka are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Lake Bled has been added to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Lake Bohinj and Savica Waterfall. Visit Bled Castle and Church of St John the Baptist for their historical value. Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve & Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary) and Martuljek Waterfalls (in Gozd Martuljek). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, head off the coast to Bled Island, pause for some photo ops at Colnar - Boatman, and let the kids burn off some steam at Dino Park Bled - Radovljica.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bled holiday maker site.

You can drive from Škofja Loka to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
You've now added Kanal Bridge to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), snap pictures at Kanal Bridge, explore the ancient world of Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob, then contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, and finally trek along Krampež Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kobarid driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Kobarid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. July in Kobarid sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Peter, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Šalet Tunnel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Maurus, look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Piran journey maker.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kobarid in August, with highs in Piran at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

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.