10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Kamnik
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Kamnik
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Celje
— Few hours
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Škofja Loka
— 1 night
Drive
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Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive
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Izola
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
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Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Bad Zurzach

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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.
For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kamnik vacation maker site.

Bad Zurzach, Switzerland to Kamnik is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August in Kamnik, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 11th (Tue), you'll travel to Celje.

Things to do in Kamnik

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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Celje

An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): Head underground at Hell Cave, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery of Contemporary Art, then examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Celje online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kamnik to Celje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Celje

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): browse the different shops at Europark Maribor, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, examine the collection at Old Vine House, then hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and finally don't miss a visit to The Leon Stukelj Square.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip maker website.

Drive from Celje to Maribor in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Winter Sports · Shopping · Outdoors
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Škofja Loka

Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
On the 13th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Town Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Kancijan Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Layer House, then take an in-depth tour of Škofja Loka Castle, and finally snap pictures at Capuchin Bridge.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Škofja Loka vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Škofja Loka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Škofja Loka are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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 14th (Fri): stroll through Nanos Plateau and then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Škocjan trip app.

Traveling by car from Škofja Loka to Škocjan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Izola.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Izola

Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kidrič Street, examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, then admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, then take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Izola trip planner.

Getting from Škocjan to Izola by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In August in Izola, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Izola

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 16th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, shop like a local with Nika's Tiny House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Duka Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Piran road trip planning tool.

Piran is just a stone's throw from Izola. In August, daytime highs in Piran are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Bovec

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 17th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Ravelnik Open Air Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bovec trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, then explore the activities along Lake Jasna, and finally examine the collection at Liznjekova house.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Bohinjsko Jezero

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 19th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 20th (Thu), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then stroll through Straža Bled, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of Hostages.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bled trip planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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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.