18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
2
Bovec
— 2 nights
3
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
4
Piran
— 3 nights
5
Ptuj
— 3 nights
6
Škofja Loka
— 2 nights

2
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 26th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum, thenadmire the sheer force of Peričnik Waterfall, and finally see the interesting displays at Pocar Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and then see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

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Dresden, Germany to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. July in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Mojstrana
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Planica Valley ©
Planica Valley

2
nights
Bovec

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 28th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), thenappreciate the views at Soča Valley, thensee the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and finally hike along Krampež Waterfall.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bovec trip website.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Bovec by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July in Bovec, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Kobarid, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

5
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Popular historic sites such as Ljubljana Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Vintgar Gorge and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Castle & Parasailing & Paragliding). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, explore the world behind art at Museum of Puppetry, have fun and explore at House of Illusions, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Ljubljana takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bled, Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Škocjan Caves. Museum-lovers will get to explore Magical World of Shells Museum and Nika's Tiny House. Change things up with these side-trips from Piran: Sežana Botanical Garden (in Sežana) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, and get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Piran trip builder site.

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, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Piran, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Piran

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Koper, Sežana Botanical Garden, Tonina House, Škocjan Caves, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Military Museum Tabor ©
Military Museum Tabor

3
nights
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan and Ptuj Castle. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vulkanija Adventure Park and Slovenska Bistrica Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ptuj: Rogatec Open Air Museum (in Rogatec), Celje (Gallery of Contemporary Art, Celje Regional Museum, &more) and Ana's Mansion (in Rogaška Slatina). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ptuj trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Piran to Ptuj in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ptuj, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Ptuj

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Celje, Rogatec Open Air Museum, Vulkanija Adventure Park, Slovenska Bistrica Castle, Ana's Mansion
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The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan ©
Prešernova Street ©
Prešernova Street
Vulkanija Adventure Park ©
Vulkanija Adventure Park

2
nights
Škofja Loka

Škofja Loka ©
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Franja Partisan Hospital, see the interesting displays at Museum of Post and Telecommunications, and then take an in-depth tour of Khislstein Castle. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at Gorenjska Museum and then explore the historical opulence of Škofja Loka Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Škofja Loka driving holiday planner.

Getting from Ptuj to Škofja Loka by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In August in Škofja Loka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kranj, Franja Partisan Hospital, Museum of Post and Telecommunications
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Škofja Loka Castle ©
Škofja Loka Castle
Franja Partisan Hospital ©
Franja Partisan Hospital
Museum of Post and Telecommunications ©
Museum of Post and Telecommunications

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