16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
2
Piran
— 2 nights
3
Škocjan
— 1 night
4
Vipava
— 2 nights
5
Bovec
— 2 nights
6
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
7
Bled
— 3 nights

3
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ljubljana Castle and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. And it doesn't end there: visit Ljubljana Old Town, admire the masterpieces at Tiporenesansa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana tour itinerary builder website.

Dresden, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

2
nights
Piran

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 29th (Wed): shop like a local with Nika's Tiny House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, contemplate the long history of Church of St. Maurus, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary.

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Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Strunjan Nature Reserve, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, St. Anne's Friary, Church of St. Maurus, Sečovlje Salina Nature Park
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

1
night
Škocjan

Škocjan ©
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): make a trip to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra and then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Škocjan trip planner.

Getting from Piran to Škocjan by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Vipava.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra ©
Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra

2
nights
Vipava

Vipava ©
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Prem Castle. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Divje Babe Archaeological Park, then steep yourself in history at Franja Partisan Hospital, then deepen your understanding at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Francis's Shaft.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vipava trip itinerary app.

Vipava is very close to Škocjan. In July in Vipava, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Vipava

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Cerkno, Idrija, Postojna, Prem Castle
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum

2
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 3rd (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Joseph, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, then take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Krampež Waterfall, explore the activities along Soča Valley, then witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and finally add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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You can drive from Vipava to Bovec in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Vipava in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Tolmin Gorge, Krampež Waterfall, Church of St. Joseph
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 4:
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

2
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 5th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Nadiza, then look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and finally don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Katr's House, take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Peričnik Falls, Katr's House
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Peričnik Falls ©
Peričnik Falls
Planica Valley ©
Planica Valley

3
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Take a break from the city and head to Vintgar Gorge and Zipline. Popular historic sites such as Bled Castle and St. Martin's Parish Church are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Bled to Bohinjsko Jezero to see Lake Bohinj about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Iglica Waterfall, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and trek along Mala Osojnica.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bled, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Lake Bohinj, Vintgar Gorge
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Parasailing & Paragliding

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