13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Solčava
— 1 night
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Koper
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
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Bled
— 4 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Škofja Loka Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Popular historic sites such as Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Špital and the Špital Church of Our Lady of Sorrows are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna Cave (in Postojna), Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek) and Cross Cave (in Grahovo). There's much more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Solčava.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Solčava — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): cruise along Solčava Panoramic Road, then stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Snow Cave.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Solčava online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Solčava takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Solčava are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Koper.
Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Koper — 1 night

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

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Drive from Solčava to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Solčava in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Koper, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Tolmin Gorge and Boka Waterfall. Explore hidden gems such as Kozjak Waterfall and Virje Waterfall. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

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Traveling by car from Koper to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Koper in August; daily highs in Bovec reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.
Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, and finally appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley.

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Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bled.
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Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Old Town Centre of Radovljica and St. Martin's Parish Church will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Vintgar Gorge and Vogel. Venture out of the city with trips to Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina) and Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero). And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

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You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites
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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.