22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Lipica
— 1 day
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Piran
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Radenci
— 3 nights
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Murska Sobota
— 1 night
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Lendava
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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Explore Kranjska Gora's surroundings by going to Bovec (Zipline, Ravelnik Open Air Museum, &more), Kobarid Museum (in Kobarid) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec, explore the activities along Lake Jasna, and don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kranjska Gora route app.

Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Bled is known for nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and hit the slopes at Straža Bled.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bled route planning website.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
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 7th (Fri): hike along Golden Horn Fairyland, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planning app.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Transportation · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Ljubljana is known for historic sites, fun & games, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:

Postojna

— 2 nights
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 11th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then have some family-friendly fun at Creative Ways Escape Adventure, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, and finally explore the activities along Cerknica Lake. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Guštarna and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

Plan trip to Postojna with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Postojna, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Lipica

— 1 day
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
On the 13th (Thu), tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm, then see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, then Head underground at Vilenica Cave, and finally learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lipica trip itinerary planning tool.

Lipica is just a short distance from Postojna. Traveling from Postojna in August, Lipica is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Lipica

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Piran road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Lipica to Piran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Piran, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Piran

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

Maribor

— 2 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, then fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, then get your game on at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, and finally examine the collection at Old Vine House. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle and then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Maribor online itinerary planner.

Drive from Piran to Maribor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Maribor, with lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Radenci.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Radenci

— 3 nights
Radenci is a town on the right bank of the Mura River in the Mura Statistical Region of northeastern Slovenia. On the next day, meet the residents at Sikalu ZOO.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Radenci trip planner.

Drive from Maribor to Radenci in an hour. In August in Radenci, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel to Murska Sobota.

Things to do in Radenci

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:
Highlights from your trip

Murska Sobota

— 1 night
Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Grandmother's Mill, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist’s Church, and finally examine the collection at Krapje Beekeeping Museum. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Monument to Victory, take in nature's colorful creations at Tropical Garden Slovenia, then explore the historical opulence of Murska Sobota Castle, then get a new perspective on nature at Vulkanija Adventure Park, and finally step into the grandiose world of Grad Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Murska Sobota day trip website.

Murska Sobota is very close to Radenci. In August, daily temperatures in Murska Sobota can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lendava.

Things to do in Murska Sobota

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:

Lendava

— 2 nights
A small town with big appeal, Lendava features a number of important buildings, including the monumental theater designed by a Hungarian architect.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Vinarium Tower, view the masterpieces at Lendava Castle, and then take an in-depth tour of Synagogue Lendava. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Plečnik's Church and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jeruzalem Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lendava journey app.

Lendava is just a short distance from Murska Sobota. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lendava

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:

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.