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
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 6 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Jasna and The Russian Chapel. Take a break from the city and head to Vršič Pass and Peričnik Falls. Step out of Kranjska Gora to go to Trenta and see Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, appreciate the history behind Statue of Kekec, and try to win big at Casino Larix.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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 25th (Mon), relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): appreciate the views at Soča Valley, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Italian Charnel House, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and finally see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, and finally admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kobarid trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Get in touch with nature at Portorož Beach and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Get some historical perspective at St. George's Church and First of May Square. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tartini Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, contemplate the long history of Muda Gate, and enjoy the sand and surf at Koper City Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Piran itinerary tool.

You can drive from Kobarid to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kobarid in July: high temperatures in Piran hover around 35°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Maribor.
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Maribor — 3 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Popular historic sites such as Celje Castle and Betnava Mansion (Betnavski Dvorec) are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pyramid Archaeological Site and Old Vine House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Ptuj (Town Hall & Ptuj Castle), Podčetrtek (Olimje Chocolate Shop & Spas) and Celje (Celje Water Tower & St. Cecilia Church). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Grandmother's Mill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jeruzalem Church, and pause for some photo ops at Anton Martin Slomsek Monument.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Maribor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Piran in July since evenings lows in Maribor dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 6 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of St. Nicholas and St. Martin's Parish Church. Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Straža Bled, Church of St. Andrew, &more), Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica) and Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica). Dedicate the 7th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 3rd (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, stroll around Tivoli Park, snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana attractions app.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to fly back 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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