12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Koper
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 1 night
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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. On the next day, head off the coast to Bled Island, explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge, and then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bled trip itinerary builder tool.

Erfurt, Germany to Bled is an approximately 8-hour car ride. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Erfurt in August: highs in Bled hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 3 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 Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Logar Valley Landscape Park (in Solčava). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Postojna.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, take in the exciting artwork at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Guštarna, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Postojna road trip planning tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Postojna, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Koper.
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Koper — 2 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the striking features of Taverna Koper, examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, admire the striking features of Piazza Tito, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, do a tasting at Vinakoper, then steep yourself in history at Muda Gate, and finally admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Koper online vacation planner.

Drive from Postojna to Koper in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Postojna in August, Koper is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the shuttle to Piran.
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Piran — 1 night

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Port Piran.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Piran attractions website.

Piran is just a stone's throw from Koper. In August in Piran, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Wed) before leaving for home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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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