19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Piran
— 4 nights
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Kobarid
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Milan

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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.
Visiting Škocjan Caves and Strunjan Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. George's Church and Magical World of Shells Museum. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, stroll through Zusterna Beach, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Piran trip itinerary planning app.

Milan, Italy to Piran is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:

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.
Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and Boka Waterfall will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tolmin Gorge and Soča Valley. Step out of Kobarid to go to Bovec and see Virje Waterfall, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kobarid online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Piran to Kobarid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Kobarid hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Kobarid

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

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 Peričnik Falls. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vršič Pass and Zelenci Nature Reserve. The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, make a trip to The Russian Chapel, hit the slopes at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, and examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum.

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

Getting from Kobarid 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 on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then hike along Golden Horn Fairyland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, take a memorable ride with Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero travel planning site.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:

Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Take a break from the city and head to Postojna Cave and Bled Island. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ljubljanica River and Straža Bled. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Colnar - Boatman, &more), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Spend the 24th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 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.