16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Tolmin
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 1 night
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
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Bled
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Srednja vas v Bohinju
— 2 nights
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Stahovica
— 2 nights
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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Podsreda
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Škocjan
— 1 night
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Lipica
— 1 night
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Tolmin

— 1 night
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tolmin trip planning website.

Milan, Italy to Tolmin is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, daily temperatures in Tolmin can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Tolmin

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:

Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Bovec holiday builder app.

You can drive from Tolmin to Bovec in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tolmin in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:

Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 9:

Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bled day trip planning site.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Srednja vas v Bohinju.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:
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Srednja vas v Bohinju

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, hit the slopes at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Srednja vas v Bohinju trip maker tool.

Srednja vas v Bohinju is very close to Bled. In August, daily temperatures in Srednja vas v Bohinju can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Stahovica.

Things to do in Srednja vas v Bohinju

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:

Stahovica

— 2 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Preskar Museum and then take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall, then stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, then explore the activities along Gradisko Lake, and finally play a few rounds at Golf Arboretum.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Stahovica driving holiday planning site.

Getting from Srednja vas v Bohinju to Stahovica by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Stahovica are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Stahovica

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ptuj travel route planner.

You can drive from Stahovica to Ptuj in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. August in Ptuj sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Podsreda.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

Podsreda

— 2 nights
Podsreda is a village in the Municipality of Kozje in eastern Slovenia. On the 15th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Sevnica Castle, explore the historical opulence of Castle Brestanica, then step into the grandiose world of Podsreda Castle, and finally do a tasting at Najger Repnica Wine Cave. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Kozjansko Regional Park and then Head underground at Kostanjevica Cave.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Podsreda travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Podsreda takes 1.5 hours. August in Podsreda sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Podsreda

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje. On the next day, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, stop by Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To find reviews and tourist information, read Ljubljana vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Podsreda to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

Postojna

— 1 night
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): appreciate the views at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna online route planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:

Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Škocjan trip itinerary builder.

Škocjan is just a stone's throw from Postojna. You'll set off for Lipica on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:

Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm, then see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, and then play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lipica online trip itinerary planner.

Lipica is very close to Škocjan. In August in Lipica, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lipica

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

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.