18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 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
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
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Solčava
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora online trip itinerary maker.

Dresden, Germany to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. July in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get some historical perspective at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit. Kobarid Museum and Ravelnik Open Air Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Bovec, make a side trip to see Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin, approximately Tolmin away. There's lots more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, steep yourself in history at Church of St. Joseph, and explore the activities along Soča Valley.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bovec trip simple and quick.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Bovec in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some cultural insight at Predjama Castle and Ljubljana Castle. Škofja Loka Castle and House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Ljubljana with an excursion to Postojna Cave in Postojna--about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, stop by Dobrote Dolenjske, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerija Hest, and have fun and explore at House of Illusions.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana travel route planner.

Getting from Bovec to Ljubljana by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Rotunda of St John the Baptist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Rocco/ Cerkev sv. Roka, then take in the waterfront at Port Piran, and finally get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran holiday maker.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 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. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ptuj.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Ptuj

— 2 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, then enjoy breathtaking views from Ptuj City Tower, then appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George, steep yourself in history at Terme Ptuj, then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Minorite Monastery of Saints Peter and Paul.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ptuj trip planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ptuj takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, Ptuj is little chillier at night with lows of 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Solčava.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

Solčava

— 2 nights
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Logar Valley Landscape Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Plečnik Monument, examine the collection at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Mary of the Snow, and finally take a memorable drive along Solčava Panoramic Road.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Solčava tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ptuj to Solčava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Bled.

Things to do in Solčava

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Zakladi Slovenije, get great views at Mala Osojnica, then head off the coast to Bled Island, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally stroll through Straža Bled.

Planning Bled trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Bled takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:

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.