16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Tolmin
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step out of the city life by going to Vintgar Gorge and Vršič Pass. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel, Zelenci Nature Reserve, &more) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Next up on the itinerary: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll through Straža Bled, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bled road trip planner.

Nice, France to Bled is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bled when traveling from Nice in August, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 3 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Get outdoors at Lake Bohinj and Savica Waterfall. On the 20th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. The adventure continues: catch a ride on Vogel, take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a stone's throw from Bled. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:

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 22nd (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, then get a dose of the wild on Kayak Soča, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bovec trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Tolmin

— 1 night
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, then identify plant and animal life at Koseč Gorges, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tolmin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Tolmin takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Tolmin is a bit warmer than Bovec - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Strunjan Nature Reserve and Portorož Beach. Visiting Škocjan Caves and Sečovlje Salina Nature Park will get you outdoors. Step out of Piran to go to Lipica and see Lipica Stud Farm, which is approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, make a trip to Tartini Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Piran online road trip planner.

Getting from Tolmin to Piran by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Cerknica Lake (in Cerknica). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:

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.