16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner

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Fly
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Ljubljana
Drive
2
Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
4
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights

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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Ljubljana, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. You will leave for Bled on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 14th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then hike along Vintgar Gorge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then stroll through Straža Bled.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
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 16th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary maker app.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a stone's throw from Bled. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step out of Bovec to go to Tolmin and see Tolmin Gorge, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and make a trip to Italian Charnel House.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bovec road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Bovec, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 20th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Walls of Piran, then enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Piran trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in July, expect Piran to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 6 nights
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Triple Bridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Postojna (Planina Cave, Postojna Cave, &more), Golf Arboretum (in Radomlje) and Logar Valley Landscape Park (in Solčava). Explore Ljubljana further: don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, meet the residents at ZOO Ljubljana, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

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You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in July; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 28:

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.