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
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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

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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 The Ossuary (in Kranj), Church of the Sorrowful Mother of God (in Žirovnica) and Bled (Zipline & St. Martin's Parish Church). 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: contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary planning site.

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. When traveling from London in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ljubljana, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 15:

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 Zlati Grič Golf Club. Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Celje Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Pragersko Railway Station (in Pragersko), Calska Gorca (in Rogaška Slatina) and Celje (Almshouse & The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, do a tasting at Najger Repnica Wine Cave, appreciate the extensive heritage of Slovenska Ulica street, and pause for some photo ops at National Liberation Monument.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Maribor trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Maribor, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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 St. George's Church. Visiting Portorož Beach 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. The adventure continues: make a trip to Walls of Piran, contemplate the long history of Villa on Republic Square, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Piran road trip planning website.

Drive from Maribor to Piran in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Piran are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive 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 Soča Valley. Escape the urban bustle at Tolmin Gorge and Boka Waterfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Casino Fortuna (in Nova Gorica) and Virje Waterfall (in Bovec). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, steep yourself in history at Tolmin Castle, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kobarid, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Piran to Kobarid by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Piran in July, things will get slightly colder in Kobarid: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Nature · Parks · Tours · Adventure

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus. 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 Peričnik Falls. And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, try out the rides at Aqua Larix, contemplate the waterfront views at Ledine Intermittent Lake, and try your luck at Casino Larix.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kranjska Gora trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Tours · Trails

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.