23 days in Slovenia Itinerary

23 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour itinerary planner

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Maribor
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Stahovica
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 4 nights
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Old Vine House and Jeruzalem Church. Explore hidden gems such as Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God and Franciscan Church. Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Ptuj (Church of St. George & Prešernova Street). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plague Column and get to know the fascinating history of Lent.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip planner.

Salzburg, Austria to Maribor is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for the shuttle ride to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Cankarjevo Nabrežje. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. George's Church and Church of St. Bernardine. Step out of Ljubljana to go to Piran and see Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, make a trip to Mestni Trg, and take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Stahovica.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:

Stahovica

— 4 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
Popular historic sites such as Church of Immaculate Conception and Roman Necropolis are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Velika Planina and Gradisko Lake. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Zaprice Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, and stroll around Volčji Potok Arboretum.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Stahovica planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Stahovica in an hour. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in Stahovica can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Stahovica

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 11:

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kobarid Museum and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem). Step out of the city life by going to Tolmin Gorge and Krampež Waterfall. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, hike along Koseč Gorges, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kobarid route planner.

Traveling by car from Stahovica to Kobarid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley and then admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, then don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, and finally take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec online trip planner.

You can drive from Kobarid to Bovec in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:

Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nadiza, and then explore the activities along Ledine Intermittent Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Escape the urban bustle at Vintgar Gorge and Straža Bled. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Martin's Parish Church and Church of St John the Baptist. Take a break from Bled with a short trip to Savica Waterfall in Bohinjsko Jezero, about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Mala Osojnica, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, stop by Zakladi Slovenije, and stroll around Spa Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bled day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 22:

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.