16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Velika Planina (in Stahovica), Postojna (Guštarna, Postojna Cave, &more) and Logar Valley Landscape Park (in Solčava). Spend the 10th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, take a stroll through Metelkova, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Metzingen, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Metzingen in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. You'll set off for Piran on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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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.
Explore Piran's surroundings by going to Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran online day trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Piran. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero tour planner.

Getting from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Piran in August, with highs in Bohinjsko Jezero at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation
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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 19th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, and finally don't miss a visit to Ajdovska Deklica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, then don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and finally appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora day trip website.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Wildlife

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, explore the activities along Soča Valley, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bovec sightseeing planner.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Bovec in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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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.