16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Nova Gorica
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Nova Gorica
— 5 nights
Drive
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Škofja Loka
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vrhnika
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kočevje
— 4 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Stockholm

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Nova Gorica

— 5 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery and Wine Tours & Tastings. Get a sense of the local culture at Vipolže Villa and Štanjel Castle. Step out of Nova Gorica with an excursion to Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) in Volče--about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Solkan Bridge, walk around Sabotin Park Miru, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Reservoir Dogs brewery, and don't miss a visit to Šmartno.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nova Gorica trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Nova Gorica is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect Nova Gorica to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. You will leave for Škofja Loka on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Škofja Loka

— 4 nights
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Step off the beaten path and head to Škofja Loka Castle and Church of the Annunciation of Mary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Franja Partisan Hospital and Marian and Holy Trinity Columns. Change things up with a short trip to Trzic Museum in Tržič (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Špital and the Špital Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, trek along Mount Blegoš, get a new perspective on nature at Gorenjska Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Jacob Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Škofja Loka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Škofja Loka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Nova Gorica in June, things will get a bit cooler in Škofja Loka: highs are around 29°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vrhnika.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 10:

Vrhnika

— 2 nights
Vrhnika is a town in Slovenia. On your second day here, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Idrija Kamšt and then brush up on your military savvy at Idrija War Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Vrhnika driving holiday app.

Getting from Škofja Loka to Vrhnika by car takes about an hour. In June in Vrhnika, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kočevje.

Things to do in Vrhnika

Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:

Kočevje

— 4 nights
Together with the Krokar primeval forest, which is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Kočevje Region makes for a truly mystical forest landscape.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House and Šokčev Dvor. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Krokar Primeval Forest, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Stephen, and take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Rog.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kočevje day trip planner.

You can drive from Vrhnika to Kočevje in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Vrhnika in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kočevje, with lows around 22°C. You will leave for home on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Kočevje

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 16:

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.