21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Zgornje Gorje
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— 6 nights


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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Idrija Kamšt and then stroll through Natural Bathing Place Lajšt. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Postojna Cave, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then Head underground at Cross Cave.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna day trip website.

Berlin, Germany to Postojna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Postojna are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Piran.
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Portorož Beach and Svetilnik Beach. Visit Strunjan Nature Reserve and Koper City Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, meet the residents at Aquarium Piran, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Piran online route planner.

Getting from Postojna to Piran by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
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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.
Visiting Tolmin Gorge and River Rafting & Tubing will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vršič Pass and Soča Valley. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Zgornjesavska Valley, Lake Jasna, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec trip planner.

Getting from Piran to Bovec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in July: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 77°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, find something for the whole family at Golden Horn Fairyland, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and then get great views at Prsivec.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero day trip website.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zgornje Gorje.
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Zgornje Gorje — 2 nights

Nestled in a green valley and surrounded by rolling hills, Zgornje Gorje is dominated by the spire of the parish church in the center of the village.
On the 18th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Catherine, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Iglica Waterfall. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Katr's House, admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of Tastes.

Make your Zgornje Gorje itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Zgornje Gorje in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 6 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step off the beaten path and head to Triglav National Park and Parasailing & Paragliding. Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Ljubljanica River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Island, Polka Dot Cycling, &more). Spend the 22nd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and take a stroll through Metelkova.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Zgornje Gorje to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.