22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 5 nights
Drive
3
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Kobarid
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport

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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parasailing & Paragliding and Mala Osojnica. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Straža Bled. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Zipline & St. Martin's Parish Church) and Church of the Sorrowful Mother of God (in Žirovnica). Spend the 11th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Dedicate the 14th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, stroll around Congress Square (Kongresni trg), get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana itinerary planning tool.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Ljubljana due to the time zone difference. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trips

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Pyramid Archaeological Site and Najger Repnica Wine Cave. Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Ptuj Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Calska Gorca (in Rogaška Slatina), Zlati Grič Golf Club (in Slovenske Konjice) and Celje (Almshouse, The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, indulge your senses at Puklavec Family Wines, appreciate the extensive heritage of Grajski Trg square, and learn about winemaking at Šerbinek Winery & the Heart-Shaped Wine Road.

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Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tartini Square and Portorož Beach. Visiting Debeli Rtič Landscape Park and Koper City Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Piran to go to Lipica and see Lipica Stud Farm, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, steep yourself in history at Villa on Republic Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Piran trip app.

Drive from Maribor to Piran in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Piran, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:

Kobarid

— 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Tolmin Gorge. Escape the urban bustle at Kozjak Waterfall and Boka Waterfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Virje Waterfall (in Bovec) and Casino Fortuna (in Nova Gorica). There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, steep yourself in history at Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

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You can drive from Piran to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Piran in July; daily highs in Kobarid reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:

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.
On the 27th (Tue), indulge in some personalized pampering at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, trek along Golden Horn Fairyland, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Spas · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 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 Lake Jasna and Zelenci Nature Reserve. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vršič Pass and Kranjska Gora Bike Park. Change things up with a short trip to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, make a splash at Aqua Larix, try your luck at Casino Larix, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ledine Intermittent Lake.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:

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.