16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Make it your trip
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Bled
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kropa
— 1 night
Drive
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Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You've now added Lake Bled to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj, Savica Waterfall, &more). There's much more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled trip itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Brussels in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bled: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 26:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Get out of town with these interesting Kranjska Gora side-trips: Kobarid (Kozjak Waterfall & Kobarid Museum), Bovec (Zipline, Ravelnik Open Air Museum, &more) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kropa.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

Kropa

— 1 night
On the 30th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Železniki Blast Furnace and then pause for some photo ops at Basilica of the Virgin Mary.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kropa trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Kropa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kropa are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Koper.

Things to do in Kropa

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip

Koper

— 3 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Take a break from Koper with a short trip to Predjama Castle in Postojna, about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Koper day trip planning app.

You can drive from Kropa to Koper in 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kropa in August since evenings lows in Koper dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 3rd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then Head underground at Postojna Cave, then visit Metelkova, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Koper in September: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:

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.