20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday planner

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Fly to Klagenfurt, Train to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Drive to Bovec
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Mežica
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dusseldorf

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Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas), Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Nadiza (in Kranjska Gora). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight, train, and car. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. You'll set off for Bled on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Vogel), Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Spend the 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: hike along Vintgar Gorge, steep yourself in history at Katr's House, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bled online vacation planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:

Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Cerknica Lake (in Cerknica), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Logar Valley Landscape Park (in Solčava). Spend the 26th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and walk around Tivoli Park.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Bled to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 28:

Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Piran: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan), Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum.

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Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Mežica.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 1:

Mežica

— 2 nights
Mežica is a town and a municipality in northern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Plečnik Monument, then examine the collection at Carinthian Regional Museum - Ravne na Koroškem, then appreciate the history behind Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Dravograd. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mežica sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Piran to Mežica in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Piran in September; daily highs in Mežica reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mežica

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

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.