16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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— 2 nights
Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
— 7 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Milan


Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Family-friendly places like Magical World of Shells Museum and Scuba & Snorkeling will thrill your kids. Step out of Piran to go to Škocjan and see Škocjan Caves, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and walk around Forma Viva.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Piran online tour planner.

Milan, Italy to Piran is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. In August in Piran, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 4 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Attractions like Kayaking & Canoeing and Vršič Pass make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Kranjska Gora's surroundings by going to Kobarid (Kozjak Waterfall & Drežnica Village), Bovec (Fort Hermann, Zipline, &more) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, take in the dramatic scenery at Nadiza, take some stellar pictures from Three Country Border, and see the interesting displays at Pocar Farm.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Kranjska Gora takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Piran in August, with highs in Kranjska Gora at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 2 nights

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 22nd (Tue), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, and finally see the interesting displays at Oplen House Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 7 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Zipline. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Huberto Siroka atelje, St. Martin's Parish Church, &more) and France Preseren's Birth House - museum (in Žirovnica). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Postojna Cave, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take a stroll through Metelkova, and take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip website.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.