10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner
Make it your trip
— 2 nights
Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights


Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 1st (Mon), take a pleasant ride with Lipica Stud Farm, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Piran online trip planner.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In August, daytime highs in Piran are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nova Gorica.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
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Nova Gorica — 2 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): make a trip to Stazione Transalpina, then do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and then head outdoors with Magma X. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then make a trip to Šmartno.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. August in Nova Gorica sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bovec.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wineries
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Bovec — 2 nights

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 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip tool.

Getting from Nova Gorica to Bovec by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Nova Gorica in August; daily highs in Bovec reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 3 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Get outdoors at Vršič Pass and Peričnik Falls. Kids will enjoy Lake Jasna and The Russian Chapel. On the 10th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, and make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip maker.

You can drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. August in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums
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Slovenia travel guide

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.