12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Solčava
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Solčava
— 2 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tolmin
— 4 nights
Drive
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Srednja vas v Bohinju
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Bilbao

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Solčava

— 2 nights
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Step off the beaten path and head to Velika Planina and Logar Valley Landscape Park. Visiting Solčava Panoramic Road and Predaselj Gorge will get you outdoors. When in Solčava, make a side trip to see Little Castle in Kamnik, approximately Kamnik away. There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall and explore the fascinating underground world of Snow Cave.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Solčava route planner.

Bilbao, Spain to Solčava is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Bilbao in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Solčava. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Solčava

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Peričnik Falls and Martuljek Waterfalls. Visiting Vršič Pass and Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and explore the activities along Lake Jasna.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora road trip planning site.

Drive from Solčava to Kranjska Gora in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Tolmin

— 4 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Soča Valley and Virje Waterfall. Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park. Get out of town with these interesting Tolmin side-trips: Snežnik Castle (in Stari Trg pri Lozu), Bovec (Boka Waterfall & Kayaking & Canoeing) and Cross Cave (in Grahovo). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and make a trip to Italian Charnel House.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Tolmin holiday planner.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Tolmin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kranjska Gora in August, expect Tolmin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Srednja vas v Bohinju.

Things to do in Tolmin

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Srednja vas v Bohinju

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge and then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Srednja vas v Bohinju trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Srednja vas v Bohinju takes 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tolmin in August, with highs in Srednja vas v Bohinju at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Srednja vas v Bohinju

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

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.