22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
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Maribor
— 3 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then fly down the slopes at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero route planner.

Katowice, Poland to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation

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Kranjska Gora

— 4 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Step out of the city life by going to Vršič Pass and Planica Valley. Go for a jaunt from Kranjska Gora to Mojstrana to see Peričnik Falls about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, admire the sheer force of Nadiza, and take in the awesome beauty at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:

Kobarid

— 2 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
On the 20th (Fri), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Virje Waterfall.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Kobarid trip builder.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kobarid can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Visit St. George's Church and Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Škocjan Caves and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Piran: Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). There's still lots to do: walk around Strunjan Nature Reserve, explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Kobarid to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kobarid in August: high temperatures in Piran hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 25:

Ljubljana

— 7 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bled Castle and Ljubljana Castle. Get in touch with nature at Postojna Cave and Vintgar Gorge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Bled (Zipline, St. Martin's Parish Church, &more) and Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica). Spend the 28th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Maribor

— 3 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Celje Castle and Prešernova Street will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God (in Ptuj), Church of Sv. Roka (in Šmarje Pri Jelšah) and Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah). There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, get to know the fascinating history of Lent, and learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Maribor online trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.