16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Dolenjske Toplice
— 1 day
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Izola
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranj
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brežice
— 2 nights

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Dolenjske Toplice

— 1 day
Dolenjske Toplice is a settlement near Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia and is the seat of the Municipality of Dolenjske Toplice. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Žužemberk Castle, take in the views from Kandija Bridge, see the interesting displays at Museum of Dolenjska, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Novo Mesto Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Breg.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dolenjske Toplice travel route planning app.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In July, daytime highs in Dolenjske Toplice are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Piran.

Things to do in Dolenjske Toplice

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 25th (Mon), walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, then make a trip to Port Piran, and finally engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Piran trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dolenjske Toplice to Piran takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Izola.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Izola

— 1 night
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
On the 27th (Wed), admire the striking features of Piazza Tito, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Izola holiday maker app.

Izola is very close to Piran. In July, daytime highs in Izola are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

Postojna

— 2 nights
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
On the 28th (Thu), stop by Guštarna, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then Head underground at Cross Cave, and finally Head underground at Planina Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Avgust Cernigoj Gallery, take a pleasant ride with Lipica Stud Farm, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Postojna road trip planning site.

You can drive from Izola to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Izola in July: high temperatures in Postojna hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

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 30th (Sat), witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, make a trip to The Russian Chapel, then make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, then identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Postojna to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Vintgar Gorge, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then get great views at Straža Bled.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bled trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Bled, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Kranj.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:

Kranj

— 2 nights
The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
On the 3rd (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital, admire the striking features of Toll House, ponder the design of Plečnik's Arcade & Fountain, then don't miss a visit to Tunnels Under Old Kranj, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Kancijan Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pungert With Two Towers and the Church. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Krvavec, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, explore the historical opulence of Škofja Loka Castle, then take in the views from Capuchin Bridge, then admire the striking features of Homan House, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jacob Church.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kranj online attractions planner.

Kranj is just a short distance from Bled. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Kranj

Historic Sites · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 4:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
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 5th (Fri): take in the views from Dragon Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Triple Bridge, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): take a stroll through Metelkova, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, stop by Dobrote Dolenjske, then stroll around Tivoli Park, and finally walk around Park Spica.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana online vacation planner.

Ljubljana is very close to Kranj. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brežice.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

Brežice

— 2 nights
A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
On the 7th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Na Jasi, test the waters at Terme Čatež, and then step into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Otočec Castle Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery, and then identify plant and animal life at Jelenov Greben Homestead.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Brežice trip builder.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Brežice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Brežice sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night.

Things to do in Brežice

Spas · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

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.