29 days in Slovenia Itinerary

29 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner

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Drive to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Fly to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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Bled
— 8 nights
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Maribor
— 6 nights
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Postojna
— 8 nights
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Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Drive to Manchester

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Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Koper (Loza Gallery & Praetorian Palace), Piran (Port Piran, Magical World of Shells Museum, &more) and Solčava (Logar Valley Landscape Park & Rinka Waterfall). Spend the 19th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: visit Ljubljana Old Town, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip website.

Manchester, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Manchester in August, with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bled

— 8 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Planina Zajamniki (in Srednja vas v Bohinju), Bovec (Ravelnik Open Air Museum, Zipline, &more) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Lake Bohinj, &more). Spend the 25th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Maribor

— 6 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Ptuj (Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, Prešernova Street, &more), Parish Church of St. George (in Slovenske Konjice) and Celje (The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan & Syncerus). The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, make a trip to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, indulge in some personalized pampering at Perfect Body, and do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Maribor travel tool.

Traveling by car from Bled to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Postojna

— 8 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Postojna: Avgust Cernigoj Gallery (in Lipica), Idrija (Hg Smeltery, Idrija War Museum, &more) and Franja Partisan Hospital (in Cerkno). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery, pedal to the sights with RockVelo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

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You can drive from Maribor to Postojna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Postojna, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 50°F at night. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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.