16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
1
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Bled
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bovec
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
4
Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Postojna
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Koper
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Trieste

3
nights
Ljubljana

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
You've added Tivoli Park, Town Hall (Magistrat), Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), and other attractions to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Celje Castle and Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev). Old Vine House and National Museum of Contemporary History (Muzej Novejse Zgodovine Slovenije) will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the views from Tromostovje, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljanski Grad, and get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrezje.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana itinerary website .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Celje Castle, Old Vine House
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle

2
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Bohinj as well as Triglav National Park. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park, see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Radovljica Old Town, then get great views at Straza Bled, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally hike along Vintgar Gorge.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bled, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Radovljica Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Radovljica Old Town ©
Radovljica Old Town
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

2
nights
Bovec

Bovec is a town in the Littoral region in northwestern Slovenia, close to border with Italy. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, examine the collection at Fort Kluze, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally don't miss a visit to Denkmal Am Predilpass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bovec trip planner .

Drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Planica Valley, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery ©
Planica Valley ©
Planica Valley

2
nights
Kobarid

Kobarid ©
Kobarid is a settlement in Slovenia, the administrative centre of the Municipality of Kobarid.Kobarid is known for the 1917 Battle of Caporetto, where the Italian retreat was documented by Ernest Hemingway in his novel A Farewell to Arms. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej), explore the activities along Soca Valley, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Kozjak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kobarid trip planner .

Getting from Bovec to Kobarid by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In July, daily temperatures in Kobarid can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Soca Valley, Tolmin Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej) ©
Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej)
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley
Slap Kozjak ©
Slap Kozjak

4
nights
Postojna

Postojna ©
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.
Visit Predjama Castle and Štanjel Castle for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sneznik Castle Museum and Toplar hayrack. Step out of Postojna to go to Grahovo and see Krizna Jama Cave, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Caves and contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Postojna road trip website .

You can drive from Kobarid to Postojna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Koper.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sneznik Castle Museum, Krizna Jama Cave, Cerknica Lake, Štanjel Castle
Highlights from your plan
Postojna Caves ©
Postojna Caves
Krizna Jama Cave ©
Krizna Jama Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

2
nights
Koper

Koper ©
Koper is a city in southwestern Slovenia, with the other Slovenian coastal towns Ankaran, Izola, Piran, and Portorož, situated along the country's 47-kilometre coastline, in the Istrian Region, approximately five kilometres from its border with Italy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Magical World of Shells Museum and Piran Town Walls. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Dragonja will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. George, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, do a tasting at Vinakoper, and don't miss a visit to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg).

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Getting from Postojna to Koper by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Postojna in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Koper, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Koper

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Piran
Highlights from your plan
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George

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