12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 1 day
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
4
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Ptuj
— 1 night
Drive
6
Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
7
Celje
— 1 night
Drive
8
Krško
— 1 night
Drive
9
Novo Mesto
— 1 night
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10
Koper
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Bled

— 1 day
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 31st (Tue): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bled trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bled, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Winter Sports
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Bohinjska Bistrica

— 1 night
Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
On the 1st (Wed), admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

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Bohinjska Bistrica is just a short distance from Bled. August in Bohinjska Bistrica sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 2nd (Thu), admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, and then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

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Getting from Bohinjska Bistrica to Kranjska Gora by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): stroll around Tivoli Park, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at National Museum of Contemporary History, then sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana vacation planner.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 5th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, then examine the collection at Dominican Monastery, and then see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ptuj online road trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Ptuj by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Ptuj

Museums
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Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, then explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and then examine the collection at Old Vine House.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Maribor route planner.

You can drive from Ptuj to Maribor in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Celje.

Things to do in Maribor

Nature · Museums · Parks · Wineries
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Celje

— 1 night
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Lasko Museum, see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, and then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Celje tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Maribor to Celje in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Celje are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Krško.

Things to do in Celje

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Krško

— 1 night
Krško is a town in eastern Slovenia. On the 8th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Podsreda Castle and then step into the grandiose world of Castle Brestanica.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Krško trip maker website.

You can drive from Celje to Krško in 1.5 hours. In September in Krško, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Krško

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Novo Mesto

— 1 night
Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. On the 9th (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then examine the collection at Museum of Dolenjska, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Novo Mesto Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Novo Mesto tour itinerary builder website.

Novo Mesto is just a short distance from Krško. In September, daytime highs in Novo Mesto are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trip

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Koper

— 1 night
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 10th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and then make a trip to Tartini Square.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Koper road trip planner.

Drive from Novo Mesto to Koper in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Koper when traveling from Novo Mesto in September, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Postojna

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves and then explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Koper to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in September, things will get slightly colder in Postojna: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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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.