18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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 drive. 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 go by car to Žiri.
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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. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bled.
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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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then stroll through Straža Bled.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bled route maker website.

Getting from Žiri to Bled by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July in Bled, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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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: Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Logar Valley Landscape Park (in Solčava). Spend the 8th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: visit Ljubljana Old Town, stroll around Tivoli Park, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 3 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Explore Koper's surroundings by going to Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava), Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Vinakras Sežana (in Sežana). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, learn about winemaking at Vinakoper, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rotunda Svetega Janeza Krstnika.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Koper trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Koper, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can take a shuttle to Piran.
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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 sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, walk around Forma Viva, and view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Piran driving holiday planner.

Piran is very close to Koper. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sun) before leaving for 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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