17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner
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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Podčetrtek
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 3 nights
Drive

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ljubljanica River and Straža Bled. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Zipline. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Stahovica (Preskar Museum & Velika Planina), Predaselj Gorge (in Kamnik) and Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica). There's much more to do: Head underground at Cross Cave, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, walk around Congress Square (Kongresni trg), and get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana.

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

Milan, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Milan in August, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Podčetrtek.
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Podčetrtek — 2 nights

For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get into the urban bustle at Celje Hall, then get great views at Black Bridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Celje Railway Station with Plane Tree, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Josip Pelikan Statue, and finally pause for some photo ops at Alma M. Karlin Statue.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Podčetrtek online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Podčetrtek takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Portorož.
Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping
Side Trips
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Portorož — 3 nights

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tartini Square and Magical World of Shells Museum. Get outdoors at Portorož Beach and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Step out of Portorož with an excursion to Lipica Stud Farm in Lipica--about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, admire the majestic nature at Debeli Rtič Landscape Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Thalasso Spa Lepa Vida.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Portorož route tool.

You can drive from Podčetrtek to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Portorož sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums
Side Trips
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 19th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

Before you visit Bohinjsko Jezero, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Portorož to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Portorož in August, things will get little chillier in Bohinjsko Jezero: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.
Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Spas
Side Trips
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Kranjska Gora — 3 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Jasna and Peričnik Falls. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vršič Pass and The Russian Chapel. There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, hit the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, take an in-depth tour of Jesenice Upper Sava Museum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Nadiza.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.
Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Kobarid — 3 nights

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Tolmin Gorge. Take a break from the city and head to Kozjak Waterfall and Soča Valley. Take a break from Kobarid with a short trip to Virje Waterfall in Bovec, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, explore the ancient world of Tolmin Castle, don't miss a visit to Bridge of Napoleon, and play a few rounds at Golf Club Bovec.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kobarid trip planner.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trips
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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.