11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia planner

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Rakek
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
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Podčetrtek
— 2 nights
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Rakek

— 1 night
You can spend your Rakek vacation discovering the surrounding area's natural beauties by hiking a river valley or following nature trails.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, then Head underground at Cross Cave, and finally make a trip to Lake Bloke. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Hunting Collection and Dormouse Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Snežnik Castle, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Slivnica.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rakek sightseeing planner.

Ljubljana to Rakek is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In August in Rakek, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Bovec.

Things to do in Rakek

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Francis's Shaft (in Idrija). There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Virje Waterfall.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Rakek to Bovec in 2 hours. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Step out of Kranjska Gora with an excursion to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, and don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Podčetrtek

— 2 nights
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Olimje Monastery, and then identify plant and animal life at Jelenov Greben Homestead. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Hell Cave, see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and finally stroll around City Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Podčetrtek route planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Podčetrtek takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Kranjska Gora, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Podčetrtek, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Museums

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.