14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Klagenfurt, Train to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Drive to Bovec
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Dusseldorf

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Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Planica Valley (in Rateče), Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Nadiza (in Kranjska Gora). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, and appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bovec trip planning website.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight, train, and car. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Bring the kids along to Parasailing & Paragliding and Lake Bohinj. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Oplen House Museum (in Srednja vas v Bohinju), Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall & Vogel) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

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 23rd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, then get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, and then fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort. On your second day here, explore the activities along Lovrenc Lakes, see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, and then take in panoramic vistas at Celje Forest Tree House.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Maribor day trip planner.

Drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

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 25th (Mon): kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then stroll through Svetilnik Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then make a trip to Tartini Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Piran online trip builder.

You can drive from Maribor to Piran in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Piran are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Dragon Bridge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, stroll around Tivoli Park, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip maker tool.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in July, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 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.