17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Kranjska Gora
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, then admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, then examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora tour itinerary builder.

Dresden, Germany to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get some cultural insight at Kobarid Museum and Fort Kluže. Step out of the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Boka Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče) and Tolmin (Tolmin Gorge & Tolmin Castle). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, examine the collection at Cheese Museum of Kobarid, and explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec day trip tool.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ljubljana Castle and City Museum of Ljubljana. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ljubljana Old Town and National Museum of Contemporary History. And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov, examine the collection at Slovenian Ethnographic Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Galerija Fotografija.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana road trip app.

Drive from Bovec to Ljubljana in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Walls of Piran, engage your brain at Mediadom Pyrhani, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally don't miss a visit to Port Piran.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Piran trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Piran

Nature · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Ptuj

— 2 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Prešernova Street, then examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, and then pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Ptuj trip planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ptuj takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, Ptuj is little chillier at night with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Bled Castle and St. Martin's Parish Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Vintgar Gorge and Bled Island. And it doesn't end there: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get great views at Mala Osojnica, walk around Spa Park, and admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bled tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Ptuj to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:

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.