10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 1 day
Drive
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Solčava
— 1 night
Drive
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Kamnik
Drive
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Kranj
— 1 night
Drive
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Idrija
— 1 night
Drive
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Škocjan
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
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Štanjel
Drive
9
Nova Gorica
— 1 night
Drive
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Kojsko
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
12
Kranjska Gora
Drive
13
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Fly

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Ljubljana

— 1 day
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 23rd (Mon): take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana attractions tool.

Barcelona, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Barcelona in August since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Solčava.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods
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Solčava

— 1 night
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Mary of the Snow and then take in the dramatic scenery at Logar Valley Landscape Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Solčava route planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Solčava by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Solčava are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Solčava

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Kamnik

History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kamnik trip site.

Getting from Solčava to Kamnik by car takes about an hour. August in Kamnik sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Kranj.

Things to do in Kamnik

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
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Kranj

— 1 night
The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Storžič and then make a trip to Tunnels Under Old Kranj.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kranj trip website.

Kranj is very close to Kamnik. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Idrija.

Things to do in Kranj

Parks · Nature
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Idrija

— 1 night
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 25th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Monument to Maksim Sedej in Ziri.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Idrija online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Kranj to Idrija in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 26th (Thu), you're off to Škocjan.
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Škocjan

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Škocjan travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Idrija to Škocjan takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature
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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.
To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Koper trip website.

Koper is just a short distance from Škocjan. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for Štanjel.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Štanjel

Perched on top of a hill in western Slovenia, the charming town of Stanjel appeals to various kinds of travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): awaken your taste buds at RockVelo.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Štanjel trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Koper to Štanjel in an hour. Traveling from Koper in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Štanjel, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Štanjel

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Nova Gorica

— 1 night
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica sightseeing app.

Nova Gorica is just a short distance from Štanjel. Traveling from Štanjel in August, Nova Gorica is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll travel to Kojsko.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks
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Kojsko

Bring your camera for your holiday in Kojsko, sitting pretty on a hillside.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Gonjače Viewing Tower and then stroll around Sabotin Park Miru.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kojsko trip itinerary planner.

Kojsko is just a short distance from Nova Gorica. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Kojsko

Parks · Museums
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Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Kojsko to Bovec by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kojsko in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 30th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife
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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary website.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature
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Bled

— 1 night
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): explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, hike along Vintgar Gorge, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bled tour itinerary planning site.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Bohinjsko Jezero. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.