13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner

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Piran
— 2 nights
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): kick back and relax at Koper City Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Duka Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Piran driving holiday planner.

Bologna, Italy to Piran is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Kobarid

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): tee off at Golf Club Bovec, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On your second day here, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and finally appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

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You can drive from Piran to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Kobarid hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors · Nature · Adventure · Tours

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.
On the 6th (Thu), appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Jasna.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora road trip planning tool.

Getting from Kobarid to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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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 in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then go from sight to sight with Vogel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Maribor

— 2 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 8th (Sat), examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, then see the interesting displays at Dominican Monastery, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Old Vine House, explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church.

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Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Maribor are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Spas · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parasailing & Paragliding and Zipline. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Straža Bled. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Škofja Loka Castle (in Škofja Loka). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, pause for some photo ops at Prešeren's Monument, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Maribor to Ljubljana by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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.