20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mežica
Drive
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Piran
— 5 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Nadiza (in Kranjska Gora), Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas) and Tolmin (Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit & Tolmin Gorge). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the activities along Virje Waterfall, explore the stunning scenery at Great Soča Gorge, and admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

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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. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Logar Valley Landscape Park (in Solčava), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). Spend the 22nd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Bovec to Ljubljana by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Bled

— 5 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: Three Country Border (in Rateče), Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Lake Bohinj, &more) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Vintgar Gorge, head off the coast to Bled Island, walk around Spa Park, and get great views at Ojstrica.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll travel to Mežica.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Mežica

Mežica is a town and a municipality in northern Slovenia. On the 29th (Sun), examine the collection at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum and then appreciate the history behind Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces.

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You can drive from Bled to Mežica in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Mežica

Museums

Side Trip

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Piran

— 5 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Change things up with these side-trips from Piran: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan), Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). The adventure continues: make a trip to Tartini Square, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House.

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You can drive from Mežica to Piran in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mežica in August, with highs in Piran at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.