12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour itinerary planner
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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
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Trenta
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Kobarid
— 1 night
Drive
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Tolmin
— 1 night
Drive
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Stara Fužina
— 1 night
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Bled
— 2 nights
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana online vacation planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brussels in July, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
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Kranjska Gora — 1 night

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Trenta.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Trenta — 1 night

Trenta is a settlement in the Municipality of Bovec in the traditional Gorizia region in western Slovenia.It lies on the upper Soča river in the Goriška region, the northern part of the Slovene Littoral, along the road from Bovec up to Vršič Pass. On the 31st (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Trenta vacation planning site.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Trenta in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Bovec.
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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 1st (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing.

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

Bovec is very close to Trenta. In July, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.
Nature · Parks · Adventure · Tours
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Kobarid — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then hike along Krampež Waterfall.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kobarid attractions website.

Kobarid is just a stone's throw from Bovec. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tolmin.
Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Tolmin — 1 night

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, then steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tolmin itinerary builder app.

Tolmin is very close to Kobarid. Traveling from Kobarid in August, expect Tolmin to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Stara Fužina.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Stara Fužina — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Stara Fužina trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Tolmin to Stara Fužina in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tolmin in August; daily highs in Stara Fužina reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bled.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Side Trip
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Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, and finally head off the coast to Bled Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled, take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bled trip itinerary planning tool.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Stara Fužina. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors
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.