17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Baden-Baden

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Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bled Castle and Bled Island. Take a break from the city and head to Vintgar Gorge and Triglav National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Soča Valley (in Bovec) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj, Savica Waterfall, &more). Next up on the itinerary: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mala Osojnica, get great views at Ojstrica, and admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica.

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Baden-Baden, Germany to Bled is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. July in Bled sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 4 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Vršič Pass and Kayaking & Canoeing. Venture out of the city with trips to Bovec (Zipline & Virje Waterfall) and Kobarid (Kozjak Waterfall & Krampež Waterfall). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley and glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kranjska Gora holiday maker site.

Drive from Bled to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. 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 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Piran.
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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.
Visit Strunjan Nature Reserve and Koper City Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Škocjan Caves and Svetilnik Beach. Take a break from Piran with a short trip to Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity in Hrastovlje, about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, and identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Piran trip builder site.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kranjska Gora in July; daily highs in Piran reach 35°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt and Velenje Beach. Get some historical perspective at Predjama Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Miner's House (in Idrija). Spend the 18th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana route tool.

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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Piran in July, with highs in Ljubljana at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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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.
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