16 days in Slovenia Itinerary
16 days in Slovenia Itinerary
Created using Inspirock Slovenia journey planner
Route & dates
Start: San Luis Obispo
Fly + Drive: 22 h
Kranjska Gora— 3 nights
Drive: 1 h 15 min
Bohinjsko Jezero— 1 night
Drive: 2 h
Kobarid— 2 nights
Drive: 2 h 15 min
Piran— 2 nights
Drive: 1 h 30 min
Ljubljana— 6 nights
Fly: 21 h 30 min
End: San Luis Obispo
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A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kranjska Gora: Mojstrana (Peričnik Waterfall & Pocar Farm). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, tour along fresh powder with Ski School Kekec - Day Adventures, don't miss a visit to Three Country Border, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec.
For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip planner.
San Luis Obispo, USA to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 22- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from San Luis Obispo to Kranjska Gora, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Luis Obispo in May; daily highs in Kranjska Gora reach 64°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Things to do in Kranjska Gora
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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 6th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.
To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero route planner.
Drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.
Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero
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At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, get outside with Magma X, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then make a trip to Predil Pass.
To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kobarid trip planner.
Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kobarid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kobarid can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Piran.
Things to do in Kobarid
Bovec, Magma X
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Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, then put a fun spin on your tour with Creative Ways, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine.
For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Piran trip planner.
Getting from Kobarid to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kobarid in May, with highs in Piran at 71°F and lows at 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
Things to do in Piran
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Škocjan Caves, Praetorian Palace
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Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Island, &more), Museum of Apiculture (in Radovljica) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave.
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You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Piran in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 47°F in Ljubljana. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sat) before leaving for home.
Things to do in Ljubljana
Bled, Postojna, Museum of Apiculture, Vintgar Gorge, Prešeren Memorial Museum
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