16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Solčava
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 1 night
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Murska Sobota
— 1 night
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Celje
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Italian Charnel House. Explore Kranjska Gora's surroundings by going to Kobarid (Kobarid Museum & Kozjak Waterfall) and Bovec (Boka Waterfall & Virje Waterfall). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and don't miss a visit to Ajdovska Deklica.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora trip itinerary builder tool.

Metzingen, Germany to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. August in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

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Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step off the beaten path and head to Triglav National Park and Lake Bohinj. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Savica Waterfall (in Bohinjsko Jezero), Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina) and Soča Valley (in Bovec). Next up on the itinerary: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll through Straža Bled, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bled trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Solčava.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 20:

Solčava

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Sveti Duh, walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then make a trip to Kapela Kristusa Kralja.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Solčava trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Solčava takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Solčava are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Old Vine House, then see the interesting displays at Dominican Monastery, and then don't miss a visit to Ptuj City Tower.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Maribor day trip planning website.

You can drive from Solčava to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In August in Maribor, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Murska Sobota.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums

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Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Murska Sobota

— 1 night
Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
On the 23rd (Mon), awaken your taste buds at Radgonske Gorice and then examine the collection at Krapje Beekeeping Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Murska Sobota vacation tool.

You can drive from Maribor to Murska Sobota in an hour. August in Murska Sobota sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Celje.

Things to do in Murska Sobota

Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:

Celje

— 1 night
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Green Gold Beer Fountain, don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno, then don't miss a visit to Celje Water Tower, and finally explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Celje itinerary maker.

You can drive from Murska Sobota to Celje in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Tivoli Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

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Drive from Celje to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 27th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum and then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Piran sightseeing 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, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

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Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:

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.