16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Kobarid
— 3 nights
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Strunjan
— 1 night
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Piran
— 3 nights
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Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Peričnik Falls and Martuljek Waterfalls. You'll explore and learn at Slovenian Alpine Museum and Liznjekova house. Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, make a splash at Aqua Larix, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora road trip planning site.

Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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3
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Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Soča Valley and Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery. Get a sense of the local culture at Ravelnik Open Air Museum and Church of St. Joseph. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Virje Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bovec takes an hour. 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 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:

3
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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Bled Island and Museum of Apiculture are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Vintgar Gorge and Parasailing & Paragliding will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and hit the slopes at Straža Bled.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bled trip builder.

You can drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 11:

3
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Kobarid

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain). Get some historical perspective at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem). Venture out of the city with trips to Solkan Bridge (in Solkan), Idrija (Wild Lake & Gewerkenegg Castle) and Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas). There's more to do: make a trip to Italian Charnel House and trek along Koseč Gorges.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kobarid trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kobarid are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Strunjan.

Things to do in Kobarid

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:

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Strunjan

Strunjan provides easy access to the nearby nature reserve, the longest section of unspoiled coastline in the Gulf of Trieste.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, get great views at Strunjan Cliff, then get engrossed in the history at Tonina House, and finally delve into the distant past at Krkavče Stone.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Strunjan day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Kobarid to Strunjan in 2 hours. Traveling from Kobarid in July, expect Strunjan to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Piran.

Things to do in Strunjan

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Magical World of Shells Museum and Church of St. Francis of Assisi. Kids will enjoy Scuba & Snorkeling and Piran Minorite Monastery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Piran: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava), Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Maurus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Marija Snežne Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran itinerary maker.

Piran is very close to Strunjan. In July in Piran, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:

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.