11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 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
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranj
— 1 night
Drive
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Škofja Loka
— 1 night
Drive
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Idrija
— 1 night
Drive
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Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive

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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 where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kamnik trip site.

Binn, Switzerland to Kamnik is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. August in Kamnik sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll set off for Bled on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Kamnik

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 16th (Mon), head off the coast to Bled Island, stroll through Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bled sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kamnik to Bled in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kranj.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

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 18th (Wed): take a stroll around Layer House, get engrossed in the history at Khislstein Castle, and then look for gifts at Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranj online tour itinerary planner.

Kranj is just a short distance from Bled. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Kranj

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:

Škofja Loka

— 1 night
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): snap pictures at Nesk's Footbridge, examine the collection at Museum of Post and Telecommunications, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Annunciation of Mary, and finally take an in-depth tour of Škofja Loka Castle.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Škofja Loka travel website.

Škofja Loka is just a stone's throw from Kranj. August in Škofja Loka sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Idrija.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:

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 20th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Monument to Maksim Sedej in Ziri, see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, then brush up on your military savvy at Idrija War Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Gewerkenegg Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Idrija road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Škofja Loka to Idrija takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Idrija

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:

Predjama

— 1 night
Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanos Plateau and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Predjama trip maker tool.

You can drive from Idrija to Predjama in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Koper.

Things to do in Predjama

Nature · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then expand your understanding of the military at Military Museum Tabor. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Koper journey website.

Traveling by car from Predjama to Koper takes an hour. August in Koper sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then shop like a local with Duka Gallery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, and then take an in-depth tour of Mediadom Pyrhani.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran online visit planner.

Piran is just a stone's throw from Koper. In August, daytime highs in Piran are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:

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.