13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tolmin
— 1 night
Drive
5
Izola
— 1 night
Drive
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Kostanjevica na Krki
— 1 night
Drive
7
Čatež ob Savi
— 1 night
Drive
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Murska Sobota
— 1 night
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Slovenj Gradec
— 1 night
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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.
Family-friendly places like Ljubljana Old Town and Tivoli Park will thrill your kids. Step out of Ljubljana to go to Solčava and see Logar Valley Landscape Park, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, visit Metelkova, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana road trip planning website.

Maribor to Ljubljana is an approximately 1.5-hour shuttle ride. You can also take a shuttle; or drive; or take a bus. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

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Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

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 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bled Island, hike along Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Triglav National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bled route builder app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, then get the lay of the land with The Walks of Peace, and then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bovec online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Adventure · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:

Tolmin

— 1 night
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 24th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel and then paddle through the water with Maya Team.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tolmin holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Tolmin takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Tolmin is somewhat warmer than Bovec - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Izola.

Things to do in Tolmin

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:
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Izola

— 1 night
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 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Port Piran, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Izola trip maker app.

You can drive from Tolmin to Izola in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Izola can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Kostanjevica na Krki.

Things to do in Izola

Museums · Beaches · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

Kostanjevica na Krki

— 1 night
History buffs will likely spend much of their Kostanjevica na Krki vacation exploring the local museum, a former monastery and one of the country's finest medieval monuments.
On the 26th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Božidar Jakac Art Museum, then Head underground at Kostanjevica Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Raka Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Pleterje Open-Air Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kostanjevica na Krki road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Izola to Kostanjevica na Krki takes 2 hours. August in Kostanjevica na Krki sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Čatež ob Savi.

Things to do in Kostanjevica na Krki

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

Čatež ob Savi

— 1 night
Located at the confluence of the Sava and Krka rivers in eastern Slovenia, the small village of Catez ob Savi attracts various types of tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at Terme Čatež.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Čatež ob Savi day trip planning tool.

Čatež ob Savi is just a short distance from Kostanjevica na Krki. In August, daily temperatures in Čatež ob Savi can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Murska Sobota.

Things to do in Čatež ob Savi

Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:
Highlights from your trip

Murska Sobota

— 1 night
Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Vinarium Tower, step into the grandiose world of Murska Sobota Castle, then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Enigmarium Murska Sobota, then admire the natural beauty at Tropical Garden Slovenia, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to Victory.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Murska Sobota road trip site.

Traveling by car from Čatež ob Savi to Murska Sobota takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Murska Sobota can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Slovenj Gradec.

Things to do in Murska Sobota

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Slovenj Gradec

— 1 night
Slovenj Gradec is a town in northern Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Dravograd, pause for some photo ops at Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, then get engrossed in the history at Hugo Wolf's Birth House, then admire the masterpieces at Carinthia Regional Museum - Slovenj Gradec, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Elizabeth.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Slovenj Gradec itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Murska Sobota to Slovenj Gradec takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Slovenj Gradec can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Slovenj Gradec

Museums · Shopping · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:

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.