17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
2
Bovec
— 1 night
3
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
4
Piran
— 3 nights
5
Vipava
— 3 nights
6
Bled
— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, thendon't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass. On the next day, admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, explore the activities along Lake Jasna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, and finally examine the collection at Liznjekova house.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip builder site.

Dresden, Germany to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In July, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Mojstrana
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Peričnik Falls ©
Peričnik Falls
Slovenian Alpine Museum ©
Slovenian Alpine Museum

1
night
Bovec

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 27th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, thenget outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bovec in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobarid, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
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Zipline
River Rafting & Tubing
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall

3
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ljubljana Castle and Railway Museum. You'll explore and learn at House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov and National Museum of Contemporary History. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, delve into the distant past at City Museum of Ljubljana, and wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip site.

You can drive from Bovec to Ljubljana in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
St. George's Church and Chiesa di San Rocco/ Cerkev sv. Roka will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Portorož Beach will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve, get a taste of the local shopping with Nika's Tiny House, and make a trip to Tartini Square.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Piran trip planning app.

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. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Vipava.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Portorož Beach, Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Portorož Beach ©
Portorož Beach
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Vipava

Vipava ©
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
Visiting Postojna Cave and Škocjan Caves will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Predjama Castle and Hg Smeltery. Change things up with these side-trips from Vipava: Franja Partisan Hospital (in Cerkno) and Idrija (Gewerkenegg Castle, Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, &more). The adventure continues: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the historical opulence of Štanjel Castle, and take in the exciting artwork at Lojze Spacal Gallery.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Vipava trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Piran to Vipava takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Vipava when traveling from Piran in August, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Vipava

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Idrija, Štanjel, Postojna, Franja Partisan Hospital, Škocjan Caves
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

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nights
Bled

Bled ©
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 7th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, examine the collection at Museum of Apiculture, thenkick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally stroll through Straža Bled. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, thenexplore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and finally get outside with Mala Osojnica.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

Getting from Vipava to Bled by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Vipava in August: high temperatures in Bled hover around °C and lows are around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Museum of Apiculture
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Vogel ©
Vogel
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Bled Island ©
Bled Island

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