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
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Škofja Loka Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Step off the beaten path and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Cross Cave. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Špital and the Špital Church of Our Lady of Sorrows (in Škofja Loka). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and take in the views from Cobblers' Bridge.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana tour itinerary planning tool.

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 a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive 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 walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Snow Cave.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Solčava trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Solčava takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. August in Solčava sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Koper vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Koper takes 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive 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.
Get in touch with nature at Tolmin Gorge and River Rafting & Tubing. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kozjak Waterfall and Kobarid Museum. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and make a trip to Italian Charnel House.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip planning app.

You can drive from Koper to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In August, Bovec is slightly colder than Koper - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.
Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours
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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 10th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then explore the activities along Lake Jasna, and finally appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Bohinj and Parasailing & Paragliding. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Bled Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina) and Vogel (in Bohinjsko Jezero). The adventure continues: stroll through Straža Bled, trek along Vintgar Gorge, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bled trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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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.