16 days in Ljubljana, Izola & Škofja Loka Itinerary

16 days in Ljubljana, Izola & Škofja Loka Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
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Izola
— 4 nights
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Škofja Loka
— 4 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Ljubljana

— 7 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ljubljanica River and Tivoli Park. Visiting Vintgar Gorge and Soča Valley will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Kozjak Waterfall (in Kobarid), Bled (Bled Island & Straža Bled) and Virje Waterfall (in Bovec). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, see the interesting displays at City Museum of Ljubljana, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana itinerary website.

Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in August: highs in Ljubljana hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel to Izola.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

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Izola

— 4 nights
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. George's Church and Svetilnik Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Portorož Beach and Koper City Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Škocjan Caves in Škocjan (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get outside with Šalet Tunnel, steep yourself in history at Church of St. Maurus, make a trip to Tartini Square, and get to know the fascinating history of Villa on Republic Square.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Izola planning app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Izola takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Izola, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Škofja Loka

— 4 nights
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Explore hidden gems such as Škofja Loka Castle and Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Blegoš and Path to Crngrob. Step out of Škofja Loka with an excursion to The Karlov Mill in Gorenja Vas--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: hike along Path to Puštal, contemplate the long history of Puštal Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Capuchin Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at Godešič Meadows.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Škofja Loka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Izola to Škofja Loka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Izola in August, expect Škofja Loka to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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