18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner

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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Žiri
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Koper
— 3 nights
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Piran
— 3 nights
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Bovec

— 2 nights
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 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bovec trip itinerary builder website.

Loos en Gohelle, France to Bovec is an approximately 13-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Bovec are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Žiri.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

Žiri

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the local landmark of Fountain of Love, snap pictures at Nesk's Footbridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. John the Baptist, examine the collection at Žiri Museum, then see the interesting displays at A. Primožič 1888 Lace Bobbin Collection, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Church - Žiri.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Žiri online trip builder.

You can drive from Bovec to Žiri in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Bled.

Things to do in Žiri

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

Bled

— 2 nights
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 5th (Mon): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally explore the activities along Lake Jasna. Keep things going the next day: trek along Vintgar Gorge, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then get great views at Straža Bled.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bled online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Žiri to Bled takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:

Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Logar Valley Landscape Park (in Solčava) and Velika Planina (in Stahovica). Spend the 8th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 11th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, make a trip to Vodnik Square (Vodnikov trg), and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana vacation app.

Drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 12:

Koper

— 3 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava) and Vinakras Sežana (in Sežana). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, and admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Koper trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Koper by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Koper, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can take a shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Piran is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and walk around Forma Viva.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Piran trip itinerary maker site.

Piran is just a short distance from Koper. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:

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.