23 days in Slovenia Itinerary

23 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Maribor
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Stahovica
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Old Vine House and Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Jeruzalem Church and Prešernova Street. Go for a jaunt from Maribor to Ptuj to see Church of St. George about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church, pause for some photo ops at Plague Column, and get to know the fascinating history of Lent.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Maribor day trip planning tool.

Salzburg, Austria to Maribor is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Ljubljanica River. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Piran (Church of St. Bernardine & St. George's Church). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, don't miss a visit to Mestni Trg, stroll around Tivoli Park, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana travel route planning tool.

Getting from Maribor to Ljubljana by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Church of Immaculate Conception and Zaprice Castle. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Velika Planina and Gradisko Lake. Step out of Stahovica with an excursion to Roman Necropolis in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery and stroll around Volčji Potok Arboretum.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Stahovica trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Stahovica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Stahovica can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time 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.
Get some historical perspective at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and St Mary of the Assumption church. Get outdoors at Tolmin Gorge and Koseč Gorges. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Krampež Waterfall, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kobarid trip builder app.

You can drive from Stahovica to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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.
On the 14th (Fri), appreciate the views at Soča Valley and then admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, then take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, then don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bovec trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Bovec takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time 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 your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Straža Bled and Iglica Waterfall. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Martin's Parish Church and Church of St John the Baptist. Change things up with a short trip to Savica Waterfall in Bohinjsko Jezero (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, stop by Zakladi Slovenije, take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, and pause for some photo ops at Colnar - Boatman.

You can plan Bled trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · 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.