16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
2
Bovec
— 3 nights
3
Bled
— 3 nights
4
Kobarid
— 3 nights
5
Strunjan
— 1 night
6
Piran
— 3 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Peričnik Falls and Zelenci Nature Reserve. You'll explore and learn at Slovenian Alpine Museum and Liznjekova house. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, admire the sheer force of Martuljek Waterfalls, look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, and make a splash at Aqua Larix.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora trip website.

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, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Winter Sports Nature

Side Trips

Mojstrana, Martuljek Waterfalls
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Zgornjesavska Valley ©
Zgornjesavska Valley
Peričnik Falls ©
Peričnik Falls
Planica Nordic Centre ©
Planica Nordic Centre

3
nights
Bovec

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. Escape the urban bustle at Zipline and The Source of Soca River. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, and make a trip to Predil Pass.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bovec in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Source of Soca River, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
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Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley
Boka Waterfall ©
Boka Waterfall

3
nights
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 St. Martin's Parish Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Vintgar Gorge and Royal Bled Golf Course will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museum of Apiculture, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and take some stellar pictures from 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. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Radovljica, Royal Bled Golf Course, Pokljuka Gorge, Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

3
nights
Kobarid

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 Gewerkenegg Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Solkan Bridge (in Solkan), Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas) and Wild Lake (in Idrija). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), hike along Koseč Gorges, and don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kobarid sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bled to Kobarid in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Strunjan.

Things to do in Kobarid

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Idrija, Nova Gorica, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit
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Gewerkenegg Castle ©
Gewerkenegg Castle
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) ©
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)

1
night
Strunjan

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, thenget 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 °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Piran.

Things to do in Strunjan

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tonina House, Krkavče Stone
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Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Krkavče Stone ©
Krkavče Stone
Strunjan Cliff ©
Strunjan Cliff

3
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Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Magical World of Shells Museum and Svetilnik Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum and Piran Minorite Monastery. Explore Piran's surroundings by going to Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, 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 °C during the day and °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

Side Trips

Izola, Wine Tours & Tastings, Postojna Cave, Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park ©
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum