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
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Kobarid
— 3 nights
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Portorož
— 3 nights
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Podčetrtek
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 8 nights
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Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, then make a trip to The Russian Chapel, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and finally admire the natural beauty at Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): push the limits with Hike&Bike Slovenia and then enjoy the sand and surf at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

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Kobarid

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Kozjak Waterfall. Kobarid Museum and St Mary of the Assumption church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Kobarid, make a side trip to see Virje Waterfall in Bovec, approximately Bovec away. The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kobarid trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kobarid takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Portorož

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Get a sense of the local culture at St. George's Church and Magical World of Shells Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Portorož Beach and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, enjoy the sand and surf at Koper City Beach, and view the masterpieces at Tartini's House.

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Drive from Kobarid to Portorož in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kobarid in August, things will get a bit warmer in Portorož: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Podčetrtek

For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Haler Homestead, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sv. Roka, find something for the whole family at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, then stop by Olimje Chocolate Shop, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Podčetrtek visit planner.

You can drive from Portorož to Podčetrtek in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. In August in Podčetrtek, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Spas · Breweries & Distilleries · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Cankarjevo Nabrežje will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Celje Castle and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Celje City Marketplace (in Celje), Bled (Zipline, Straža Bled, &more) and Šumej Black Kitchen (in Dobrna). Spend the 16th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Dedicate the 20th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip tool.

Getting from Podčetrtek to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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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.