19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Paris

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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.
Get outdoors at Postojna Cave and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parasailing & Paragliding and Union Experience. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica), Bled (Room Escape Games, Ojstrica, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary website.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 4 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tartini Square and St. George's Church. Step out of the city life by going to Škocjan Caves and Šalet Tunnel. Take a break from Piran with a short trip to Boris Lisjak Winery in Dutovlje, about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran trip planner.

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, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 3 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Tolmin Gorge and Boka Waterfall. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kozjak Waterfall and Kobarid Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Kobarid side-trips: Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing & Virje Waterfall). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kobarid vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Piran to Kobarid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in August; daily highs in Kobarid reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 2 nights

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero travel planning website.

You can drive from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 4 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Visiting Lake Jasna and Peričnik Falls will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Vršič Pass and Planica Valley. Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, and look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kranjska Gora, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car 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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