19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Bled
— 5 nights
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Piran
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec visit planning app.

Dinard, France to Bovec is an approximately 16-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 5 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Bled Island. Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel & Vršič Pass). Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Vintgar Gorge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bled online trip builder.

Bled is very close to Bohinjsko Jezero. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car 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.
Bring the kids along to Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle. Spend the 12th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.
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Postojna — 2 nights

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, identify plant and animal life at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, and then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Postojna Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then Head underground at Planina Cave.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Postojna trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Ljubljana to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Postojna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car 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.
On the 17th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, walk around Park Pietro Coppo, then relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, and finally stroll around Forma Viva.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Piran journey planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Piran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel 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.