22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Solčava
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 5 nights
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Ljubljana
— 8 nights
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, Vršič Pass, &more) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, hike along Krampež Waterfall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bovec, use our trip itinerary maker.

Milan, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:

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 15th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Triglav.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Solčava

— 2 nights
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
On the 17th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Kamniška Bistrica Valley, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Mary of the Snow. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Sveti Duh, stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Solčava day trip planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Solčava by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Solčava are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

Piran

— 5 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Piran: Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Piran tour planner.

Getting from Solčava to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Solčava in August, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 23:

Ljubljana

— 8 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Kržišnik Garden & Gallery (in Žiri), Postojna (Predjama Castle, Planina Cave, &more) and Bled (Triglav National Park, Ojstrica, &more). The adventure continues: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 31:

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.