21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
1
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Maribor
— 4 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
5
Ljubljana
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Brussels

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. George's Church and Piran Minorite Monastery. Boris Lisjak Winery and Magical World of Shells Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Piran side-trips: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Friary, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Piran trip builder site.

Brussels, Belgium to Piran is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, Piran is somewhat warmer than Brussels - with highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Koper, Portorož, Svetilnik Beach, Škocjan Caves, Boris Lisjak Winery
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:
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Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity

3
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Kayaking & Canoeing and Zipline. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass & Tromeja -Triple border). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, tour the pleasant surroundings at Krampež Waterfall, and take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bovec trip maker website.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Piran in July; daily highs in Bovec reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, Krampež Waterfall, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline

3
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Divje Babe Archaeological Park and Ukanc Military Cemetery. Escape the urban bustle at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt and Parasailing & Paragliding. Explore Bohinjsko Jezero's surroundings by going to Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas (in Spodnja Sorica) and Mount Blegoš (in Škofja Loka). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, get in on the family fun at Golden Horn Fairyland, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and examine the collection at Oplen House Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, Oplen House Museum, Divje Babe Archaeological Park, Mount Blegoš
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:
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Natural Bathing Place Lajšt ©
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt
Vogel ©
Vogel
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

4
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Jeruzalem Church and Prešernova Street. Get outdoors at Velenje Beach and Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort. Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah), Celje Castle (in Celje) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Ljutomer). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat, stroll around Laško Spa Park, get to know the fascinating history of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor, and contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Maribor day trip planning site.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Ptuj, Dveri Pax Winery, Vino Gaube, Žiče Charterhouse, Celje Castle
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:
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Velenje Beach ©
Velenje Beach
Jeruzalem Church ©
Jeruzalem Church
Wine Tours & Tastings

7
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Popular historic sites such as Bled Castle and Ljubljana Castle are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Island. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Pokljuska soteska Gorge (in Krnica), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, St. Martin's Parish Church, &more). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall, and Head underground at Postojna Cave.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Pokljuska soteska Gorge, Vintgar Gorge
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 15:
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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