18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour itinerary planner

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Velenje
— 1 night
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Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 3 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Koper
— 3 nights
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Izola
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Velenje

— 1 night
With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Velenje holiday planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Velenje is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from Prague, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Velenje, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. On the 19th (Sat), you're off to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Velenje

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:

Nova Gorica

— 2 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Branik Castle and then walk around Sabotin Park Miru. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Divje Babe Archaeological Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, and then make a trip to Stazione Transalpina.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Nova Gorica tour planner.

Drive from Velenje to Nova Gorica in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Nova Gorica are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Magical World of Shells Museum and Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Family-friendly places like Portorož Beach and Fonda Fish Farm will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and take some stellar pictures from Strunjan Cliff.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Piran day trip app.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 24:

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 25th (Fri): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, then take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Iglica Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, then admire the sheer force of Martuljek Waterfalls, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bled trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in June, plan for little chillier nights in Bled, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:

Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then see the interesting displays at Fort Kluže. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, then cruise along Mangart Saddle, and then examine the collection at Cheese Museum of Kobarid.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bovec day trip site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:

Koper

— 3 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then step into the grandiose world of Socerb Castle.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Koper day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Koper takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Koper: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Izola.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:

Izola

— 1 night
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Besenghi Degli Ughi Palace.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Izola journey planner.

Izola is just a short distance from Koper. In July in Izola, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the activities along Ljubljanica River and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Izola to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Izola in July, things will get slightly colder in Ljubljana: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to take a shuttle back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.

Slovenian Istria travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · Churches