22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Bled
— 6 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Maribor
— 5 nights
Drive
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Solčava
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Amsterdam

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Bled

— 6 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step out of the city life by going to Vintgar Gorge and Lake Bohinj. Venture out of the city with trips to Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Kranjska Gora (Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, Statue of Kekec, &more). Spend the 6th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, take some stellar pictures from Straža Bled, and explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bled vacation planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bled: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 10:

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 Zipline and Soča Valley will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Planica Valley (in Rateče), Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's still lots to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Vzletisce Lijak - Lijak Jump Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Nadiza, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Koseč Gorges.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bovec online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:

Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Take a break from the city and head to Škocjan Caves and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, get outside with Šalet Tunnel, walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Piran trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bovec to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in August, with highs in Piran at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 18:

Maribor

— 5 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Get in touch with nature at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort and Hell Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Lovrenc Lakes (in Zreče), Prešernova Street (in Ptuj) and Black Lake (in Pohorje). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, indulge your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, make a trip to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, and admire the verdant scenery at Savinjska.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Maribor takes 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 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Solčava.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 23:

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 24th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Snow Cave. On your second day here, cruise along Solčava Panoramic Road, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kamniška Bistrica Valley.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Solčava tour planning site.

Drive from Maribor to Solčava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. August in Solčava sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Solčava

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:

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.