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
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vipava
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
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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, then don'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, then pause 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 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:

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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, then get 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 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

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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 House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Contemporary History and House of Illusions. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, explore the ancient world of City Museum of Ljubljana, and explore the world behind art at Tiporenesansa.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana road trip website.

You can drive from Bovec to Ljubljana in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 1:

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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 Marija Snežne Church 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 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Vipava.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

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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 Gewerkenegg Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Vipava: Franja Partisan Hospital (in Cerkno) and Idrija (Hg Smeltery, 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. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Vipava when traveling from Piran in August, with lows around 24°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 · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 7:

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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, then kick 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, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then explore 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. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Vipava in August: high temperatures in Bled hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°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 · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:

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.