19 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
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 7 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Jasna and Vršič Pass. Get in touch with nature at Peričnik Falls and Zelenci Nature Reserve. There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, explore the activities along Ledine Intermittent Lake, take an in-depth tour of Jesenice Upper Sava Museum, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Kekec.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kranjska Gora tour itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) 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 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then go from sight to sight with Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tolmin Gorge and Kozjak Waterfall. Take a break from the city and head to Soča Valley and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kobarid: Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing & Virje Waterfall). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House.

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You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kobarid in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Kobarid sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tartini Square and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Walls of Piran, see the interesting displays at Hitchhikers Museum, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Piran trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kobarid in August; daily highs in Piran reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Maribor.
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Maribor — 2 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Maribor sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Piran to Maribor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Maribor, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a shuttle to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 7 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step off the beaten path and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get outdoors at Zipline and Velika Planina. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela), Church of St. Oswald (in Spodnje Gorje) and Bled (Room Escape Games, Tishler, &more). Spend the 18th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana travel planner.

Take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can 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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