20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Žalec
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Celje
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Ptuj
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Kamnik
— 1 night
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Škofja Loka
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Radovljica
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Piran
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Metelkova. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take a stroll through Metelkova and then take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana itinerary planner.

Madrid, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. In August, Ljubljana is slightly colder than Madrid - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Žalec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods
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Žalec

Occupying the shores of the Savinja River in central Slovenia, Zalec remains famous for its beer fountain, the first one in Europe.
You've now added Green Gold Beer Fountain to your itinerary. On the 16th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Green Gold Beer Fountain.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Žalec travel planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Žalec in an hour. In August in Žalec, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Celje.
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Celje

An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel as well as Celje Castle. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel and then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Celje trip planner.

Celje is very close to Žalec. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ptuj.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites
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Ptuj

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ptuj City Tower as well as Prešernova Street. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street and then take in panoramic vistas at Ptuj City Tower.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ptuj trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Celje to Ptuj by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In August in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites
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Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Lent, Old Vine House, Trg Svobode Square, and other attractions.

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Traveling by car from Ptuj to Maribor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums
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Kamnik

— 1 night
History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Velika Planina as well as Rinka Waterfall. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kamnik road trip planning website.

Getting from Maribor to Kamnik by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Kamnik are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Kamnik

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Škofja Loka

Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
St. Jacob Church has been added to your itinerary. On the 18th (Wed), admire the striking features of St. Jacob Church and then snap pictures at Capuchin Bridge.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Škofja Loka trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kamnik to Škofja Loka takes an hour. August in Škofja Loka sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Radovljica.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Historic Sites
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Radovljica

Radovljica is a medieval town right at the footsteps of the Julian Alps.
Old Town Centre of Radovljica has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Radovljica travel planner.

Radovljica is just a stone's throw from Škofja Loka. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Radovljica

Historic Sites
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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 5 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mala Osojnica, Ojstrica, Bled Castle, and other attractions. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Bohinj and Slap Grmečica. Take a break from the city and head to Vintgar Gorge and Savica Waterfall. The adventure continues: catch a ride on Vogel and admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip website.

Traveling by car from Radovljica to Bohinjsko Jezero takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Jasna, Zelenci Nature Reserve and Peričnik Falls. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, then identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and then identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, then don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, and then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You've now added Soča Valley to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities and then appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip planner.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bovec in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for Kobarid.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Adventure · 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kozjak Waterfall as well as Kobarid Museum. On the 27th (Fri), examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kobarid trip itinerary planning website.

Kobarid is just a stone's throw from Bovec. August in Kobarid sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Kobarid

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Postojna

— 1 night
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity as well as Predjama Castle.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Postojna trip app.

You can drive from Kobarid to Postojna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tartini Square, First of May Square, Walls of Piran, and other attractions you added. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Magical World of Shells Museum and Nika's Tiny House. There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Piran online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Postojna to Piran by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in August, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
You've added Museum of Puppetry, Ljubljana Old Town, Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get lost in a book at National and University Library, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then don't miss a visit to Old Square (Stari trg), and finally don't miss a visit to Gornji Trg. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, see the interesting displays at Museum of Puppetry, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in September, expect Ljubljana to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 11°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods
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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.