16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Piran
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranj
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 1 day
Drive
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Bucharest

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Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Strunjan Nature Reserve. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Magical World of Shells Museum and Walls of Piran. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, get a new perspective on nature at Mediadom Pyrhani, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Piran trip planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Piran is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Piran. August in Piran sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Take a break from the city and head to Postojna Cave and Cross Cave. Change things up with a short trip to Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park in Rakek (about 54 minutes away). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana online vacation planner.

Drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kranj.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:

Kranj

— 2 nights
The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Storžič, then admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Godešič Meadows, then snap pictures at Capuchin Bridge, then take in the dramatic natural features at St. Jošt Church, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Šum Waterfall.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Kranj tour itinerary planner.

Kranj is just a short distance from Ljubljana. In August, daily temperatures in Kranj can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Kranj

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:

Bled

— 1 day
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get great views at Ojstrica, then Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, then stroll through Straža Bled, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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Bled is just a stone's throw from Kranj. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trip

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Bohinjska Bistrica

— 3 nights
Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, hike along Golden Horn Fairyland, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjska Bistrica travel site.

Bohinjska Bistrica is just a short distance from Bled. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vršič Pass and Martuljek Waterfalls. Get in touch with nature at Zelenci Nature Reserve and Kranjska Gora Bike Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, and stroll through Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora tour app.

You can drive from Bohinjska Bistrica to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:

Ljubljana

On the 30th (Mon), snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana road trip app.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for home.
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Highlights from your trip

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.