11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour itinerary planner
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Idrija
— 2 nights
Drive
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Radovljica
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Izola
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cerklje
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Paris

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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.
Family-friendly places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Zipline will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Bled Castle, Straža Bled, &more). There's much more to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and walk around Tivoli Park.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana vacation website.

Paris, France 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 your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Idrija.
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Idrija — 2 nights

While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
On the 4th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, then kick back and relax at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, and then see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Idrija trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Idrija in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 5th (Fri), you're off to Radovljica.
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Radovljica — 1 night

Radovljica is a medieval town right at the footsteps of the Julian Alps.
On the 5th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Primoz Church, get curious at Museum of Pharmacy and Alchemy, and then admire the striking features of Šivec House Gallery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Radovljica road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Idrija to Radovljica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Radovljica are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive 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 6th (Sat), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, and then appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec route app.

Traveling by car from Radovljica to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Izola.
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Izola

Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Izola day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Izola takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in August, expect Izola to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. You will leave for Postojna on the 8th (Mon).
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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 9th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then take in the exciting artwork at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija. On your second day here, 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.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Postojna day trip planning website.

You can drive from Izola to Postojna in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, Postojna is little chillier than Izola - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cerklje.
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Cerklje — 1 night

Located in northwestern Slovenia, Cerklje makes a perfect starting point for a number of outdoor activities throughout the year.
On the 11th (Thu), play a few rounds at Golf Arboretum, take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina, and then hit the slopes at Krvavec.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cerklje trip planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Cerklje in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Cerklje, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.
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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.
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