What Slovenia lacks in size, it makes up for in natural beauty and must-see attractions. Whether you've just got the weekend or as much as a couple weeks, you'll have plenty to see and do—read on to find out which itinerary is best for you.
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With five days in Slovenia, you'll have just enough time to see the highlights and discover the best parts of this beautiful, diverse country. From the Julian Alps to peaceful Lake Bled, from the underground wonder of Postojna Cave to the beautiful colors of the Soča River, the following unique itinerary ideas are the perfect inspiration for any kind of traveler.
With six days to spend in Slovenia, you'll have just enough time to see the country's highlights. Opt for a hut-to-hut hiking tour through the Slovenian Alps, bike all the way to the Adriatic Sea, or go on a self-guided road trip around the country to Ljubljana, Lake Bled, the Goriška Brda wine region, and more. Check out the following itineraries to help plan your Slovenian adventure.
With a week in Slovenia, you can take in various highlights or spend your time exploring one region, like Mount Triglav or the Julian Alps, in greater depth. In these five one-of-a-kind itineraries, you'll hike between mountain huts in Triglav National Park, sample local wines in Goriška Brda, cycle through native forests on the Istrian peninsula, swim and kayak on Lake Bled, and hike through the picturesque gorges and villages of the Soča Valley.
With eight days in Slovenia, you'll have ample time to explore the country's beautiful scenery. Hit the highlights with a route that includes hiking in Lake Bled, biking in Bovec, and sipping wine in Goriška Brda, or sleep in a cozy mountain hut in the Julian Alps and explore the UNESCO Heritage-listed Skocjan Caves. Whether you're looking to spend time on the Adriatic Coast or the mountains—or both—the following unique itinerary ideas have something for everyone.
With nine days to spend in Slovenia, you'll have plenty of time to explore the country, from the Alps to the Adriatic, with lots in between. Head deep underground at the UNESCO-listed Škocjan Caves, sample fresh seafood in Piran and hike through the most beautiful scenery the Julian Alps have to offer with these unique itinerary ideas.
With ten days in Slovenia, you'll have time to discover much of what this beautiful country has to offer, including postcard-perfect lakes, emerald rivers, vast underground caverns, and rolling hills covered in vineyards. Choose a hiking itinerary to explore from the mountains to the coast, or road trip through Slovenia and into Croatia along the Istrian Peninsula. Get inspired by these following unique itinerary ideas.
Eleven days in Slovenia is enough time to go beyond the highlights and enjoy an in-depth journey through the country. Road-trip through the Julian Alps, dive into the emerald-green waters of the Soča River, and head to the Adriatic Coast to see the charming cobblestoned streets of Piran and feast on fresh seafood. In this amount of time, you can also easily combine Slovenia with a visit to Croatia and explore the Istrian Peninsula around Rovinj. Learn more below.
With 12 days to spend in Slovenia, you'll have plenty of time to explore this small but beautiful country. Choose an itinerary that combines Slovenia's highlights with Croatian Istria, explore the country on a hiking trip that goes from the Alps to the Adriatic, or combine fly-fishing and other outdoor sports in the Julian Alps. Check out the following unique itinerary ideas.
With 13 days in Slovenia, you'll have plenty of time to explore the country. If you want to see a bit of everything, opt for a self-guided itinerary that covers Slovenia from the Alps to the Adriatic, or choose a trip that covers Slovenia and Croatia from Lake Bled to Dubrovnik. If you are looking for more of a physical challenge, consider an alpine adventure with a point-to-point hike through the Julian Alps or a hiking and mountain biking combo that takes you from the country's highest peaks all the way down to the coast.
With two weeks to spend in Slovenia, you'll have plenty of time to visit several different regions and to really get to know the country in detail. Go on a road trip to see the sights from the Alps to the Adriatic, or add a stop in Rovinj to see more of Istria. If you want an active vacation, opt for a hiking and biking tour of the country to visit Ljubljana, the Julian Alps, Piran, and more, or pick a tour of Slovenia and Istria that includes all that plus sailing, canyoning, and rafting.