12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
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Kobarid
— 3 nights
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Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Brussels Airport, Drive to Essen

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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 2nd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then make a trip to The Russian Chapel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip planning app.

Essen, Belgium to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 12-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Spend the 4th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, fly down the slopes at Straža Bled, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bled trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bled in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 6th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and then stop by Ljubljana Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Square (Kongresni trg), explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and finally stop by Chocolate store Cukrcek.

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Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, and finally engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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Kobarid

— 3 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Kobarid is known for nature, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, and don't miss a visit to Bridge of Napoleon.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kobarid planner.

Drive from Piran to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, things will get slightly colder in Kobarid: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. On the 12th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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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.