19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Kobarid
— 3 nights
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Kočevska Reka
— 3 nights
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Škocjan
— 1 day
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Piran
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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Walks of Peace as well as Bridge of Napoleon. Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and Kozjak Waterfall will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kobarid Museum and Fort Hermann. There's more to do: take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum.

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Bolzano, Italy to Kobarid is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bolzano in August, with highs in Kobarid at 28°C and lows at 14°C. You will leave for Bled on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Kobarid

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Popular historic sites such as Bled Castle and Bled Island are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Vintgar Gorge and Straža Bled. There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Viševnik, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Andrew.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bled trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 15:

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Podsreda Castle. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Podsreda Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church, then appreciate the history behind Plague Column, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, then get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Maribor trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bled to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

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Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kočevska Reka.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Kočevska Reka

— 3 nights
Visiting Krokar Primeval Forest and Veliki Rog will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Kostel Castle and Snežnik Castle. Take a break from Kočevska Reka with a short trip to Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre in Ribnica, about 40 minutes away.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kočevska Reka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Kočevska Reka takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Škocjan.

Things to do in Kočevska Reka

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:

Škocjan

— 1 day
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
On the 22nd (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Škocjan tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kočevska Reka to Škocjan in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:
Highlights from your trip

Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Piran travel route planner.

Getting from Škocjan to Piran by car takes about an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You will leave for Bohinjsko Jezero on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:

Bohinjsko Jezero

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Piran in August; daily highs in Bohinjsko Jezero reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. You will leave for Kranjska Gora on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Escape the urban bustle at Lake Jasna and Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vršič Pass and The Russian Chapel. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica, stroll through Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, and examine the collection at Liznjekova house.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora day trip site.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 26:

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.