20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Kranjska Gora
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kočevska Reka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dolenjske Toplice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Velenje
— 3 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Amsterdam

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Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, then don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora holiday planning app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

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 27th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge and then relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

Kobarid

— 2 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.
Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kobarid tour itinerary tool.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Kobarid

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:

Postojna

— 3 nights
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then Head underground at Planina Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Postojna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:

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 3rd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and then stop by Ljubljana Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Tivoli Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kočevska Reka.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Kočevska Reka

— 2 nights
To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kočevska Reka trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Kočevska Reka takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dolenjske Toplice.

Things to do in Kočevska Reka

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

Dolenjske Toplice

— 2 nights
Dolenjske Toplice is a settlement near Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia and is the seat of the Municipality of Dolenjske Toplice. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): test the waters at Terme Čatež, explore the historical opulence of Brežice Castle, and then explore the world behind art at Božidar Jakac Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Novo Mesto Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Otočec Castle Park, and then examine the collection at Museum of Dolenjska.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dolenjske Toplice tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Kočevska Reka to Dolenjske Toplice in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will leave for Velenje on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Dolenjske Toplice

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:

Velenje

— 3 nights
With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Velenje: Celje (Celje Castle, Celje Regional Museum, &more) and Thermana Park Laško (in Laško). On the 11th (Wed), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Velenje Beach. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Green Gold Beer Fountain, discover the riches below the earth's surface at The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, take an in-depth tour of Velenje Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Tito Statue.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Velenje road trip app.

You can drive from Dolenjske Toplice to Velenje in 2 hours. August in Velenje sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Velenje

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:

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.
On the 13th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral, explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip maker website.

Drive from Velenje to Maribor in an hour. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

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.