22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kamnik
— 2 nights
Drive
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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
Drive
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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 Nadiza will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, find something for the whole family at Golden Horn Fairyland, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel, and get great views at Prsivec.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip tool.

Frankfurt, Germany to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bled.
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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.
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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.
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Ptuj — 5 nights

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Get some cultural insight at Ptuj Castle and Celje Castle. Popular historic sites such as Slovenska Bistrica Castle and Prince's Palace are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ptuj: Church of Sv. Roka (in Šmarje Pri Jelšah), Celje (St. Cecilia Church, Church of Saint Maximilian of Celeia, &more) and Spas (in Podčetrtek). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Prešernova Street, appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George, and steep yourself in history at Schloss Dornava.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ptuj trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kamnik to Ptuj takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ptuj can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 Kozjak Waterfall will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Soča Valley and Virje Waterfall. Take a break from Bovec with a short trip to Ledine Intermittent Lake in Kranjska Gora, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, take in breathtaking views at Great Soča Gorge, and admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Joseph.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip tool.

You can drive from Tolmin to Bovec in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tolmin in August, things will get a bit cooler in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.
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