16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Piran
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
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Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Mediadom Pyrhani has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Piran side-trips: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Tartini Square, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

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Metzingen, Germany to Piran is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Metzingen in August, with highs in Piran at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Guštarna, Postojna Cave, &more) and Logar Valley Landscape Park (in Solčava). Spend the 15th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

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You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Ljubljana to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

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Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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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.
Take a break from Bovec with a short trip to Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 21st (Sat), ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, and then admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, don't miss a visit to Ajdovska Deklica, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, then don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

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Drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:

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.