22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Kamnik
— 2 nights
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Ptuj
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Church of St. Nicholas and Church of St John the Baptist. Family-friendly places like Lake Bohinj and Vogel will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora to see Nadiza about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, and explore and take pictures at Prsivec.

Plan my day in Bohinjsko Jezero using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Frankfurt, Germany to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 3rd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Železniki Blast Furnace, then take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip planner.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Bohinjsko Jezero. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 4:

Kamnik

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): kick back and relax at Velenje Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Gornji Grad Cathedral, then appreciate the views at Savinjska, and then explore the historical opulence of Castle Komenda.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Kamnik driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Bled to Kamnik in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Ptuj.

Things to do in Kamnik

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

Ptuj

— 5 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Get some cultural insight at Celje Castle and Slovenska Bistrica Castle. Popular historic sites such as Church of Sv. Roka and Church of Saint Maximilian of Celeia are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ptuj: Spas (in Podčetrtek) and Celje (Prince's Palace, St. Cecilia Church, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at The Minorite Monastery of Saints Peter and Paul, and steep yourself in history at Terme Ptuj.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ptuj road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Kamnik to Ptuj in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 11:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some cultural insight at Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Raka Castle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and Castle Brestanica. Step out of Ljubljana to go to Brežice and see Terme Čatež, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Spend the 12th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, stroll around Tivoli Park, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana road trip planning site.

You can drive from Ptuj to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:

Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 15th (Mon), get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, stroll through Portorož Beach, then admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Koper trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Ljubljana to Koper by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Koper is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tolmin.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 17th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Franja Partisan Hospital, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, and then walk around Divje Babe Archaeological Park.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tolmin journey builder app.

Traveling by car from Koper to Tolmin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Tolmin are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Tolmin

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and Soča Valley will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kozjak Waterfall and Source of the Soča River. Take a break from Bovec with a short trip to Ledine Intermittent Lake in Kranjska Gora, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall, take in breathtaking views at Great Soča Gorge, and admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Joseph.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec trip planner.

You can drive from Tolmin to Bovec in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tolmin in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:

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.