13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Izola
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Izola

— 2 nights
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): walk around Park Pietro Coppo. On your second day here, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Grad Prem.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Izola online trip maker.

Bologna, Italy to Izola is an approximately 4-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Izola can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Tolmin Museum (in Tolmin), Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel & Vršič Pass). There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, make a trip to Fort Hermann, and explore the activities along Soča Valley.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip maker site.

You can drive from Izola to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Izola in August, things will get a bit cooler in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 7th (Fri), take a memorable ride with Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:

Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Lavender Farm Haloze, take in panoramic vistas at Ptuj City Tower, pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, then get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, and finally examine the collection at Ptuj Castle.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ptuj trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ptuj in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums
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Ljubljana

— 5 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: Bled (Ojstrica, Straža Bled, &more), Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's lots more to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and stop by Babushka Boutique.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planning tool.

Getting from Ptuj to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 13:

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.