16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Solčava
— 2 nights
2
Bled
— 3 nights
3
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
4
Bovec
— 2 nights
5
Ajdovščina
— 1 night
6
Vipava
— 1 night
7
Piran
— 2 nights
8
Ljubljana
— 2 nights

2
nights
Solčava

Solčava ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Solčava: Plečnik Monument (in Črna na Koroškem), Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica) and Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Logar Valley Landscape Park, stop by Center Rinka, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Dravograd, and Head underground at Snow Cave.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Solčava road trip website.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Solčava is an approximately 11-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Dusseldorf in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Solčava, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Plečnik Monument, Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, Lake Dravograd, Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, Snow Cave
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Logar Valley Landscape Park ©
Logar Valley Landscape Park
Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces ©
Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces
Church of St. Mary of the Snow ©
Church of St. Mary of the Snow

3
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step out of Bled to go to Bohinjsko Jezero and see Vogel, which is approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: trek along Vintgar Gorge, stroll through Straža Bled, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bled holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Vogel, Vintgar Gorge
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

2
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, appreciate the history behind Statue of Kekec, then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, and finally admire the sheer force of Martuljek Waterfalls. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, then make a trip to The Russian Chapel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kranjska Gora using our trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Kranjska Gora by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Martuljek Waterfalls, Peričnik Falls
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Peričnik Falls ©
Peričnik Falls
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna

2
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bovec takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ajdovščina.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Kobarid
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Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
Ajdovščina

Ajdovščina is a small town with a population of about 6,700, located in the Vipava Valley, during Italian rule (1918–1943, nominally lasted to 1947), the style of the town does not resemble that of a typical Italian town. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Štanjel Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Ferrari Garden, then step into the grandiose world of Vipavski Križ Castle, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ajdovščina day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Ajdovščina takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in September, with highs in Ajdovščina at 28°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vipava.

Things to do in Ajdovščina

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Štanjel, Vipavski Križ Castle, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Ferrari Garden ©
Ferrari Garden
Štanjel Castle ©
Štanjel Castle

1
night
Vipava

Vipava ©
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
On the 9th (Wed), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Vipava trip builder.

Vipava is very close to Ajdovščina. September in Vipava sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Vipava

Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Škocjan Caves, Postojna Cave
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Piran

Piran
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 10th (Thu), make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, then see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Piran Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Piran road trip app.

You can drive from Vipava to Piran in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Portorož Beach, Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

2
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): walk around Congress Square (Kongresni trg), look for gifts at Chocolate store Cukrcek, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in September: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge

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