24 days in Slovenia Itinerary

24 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Piran
— 1 night
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Portorož
— 2 nights
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Strunjan
— 1 night
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Škocjan
— 1 night
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Štanjel
— 1 night
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Predjama
— 1 night
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Cerknica
— 1 night
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Kočevje
— 1 night
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Celje
— 1 night
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Črna na Koroškem
— 1 night
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Kamnik
— 1 night
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Idrija
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 3rd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, pause for some serene contemplation at Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then see the interesting displays at Hitchhikers Museum, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Piran trip itinerary builder.

Lillers, France to Piran is an approximately 14-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Lillers in August, with highs in Piran at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:

Portorož

— 2 nights
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Koper City Beach, then head outdoors with Šalet Tunnel, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Tonina House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Debeli Rtič Landscape Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Portorož online holiday maker.

Portorož is very close to Piran. In August, daily temperatures in Portorož can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Strunjan.

Things to do in Portorož

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Strunjan

— 1 night
Strunjan provides easy access to the nearby nature reserve, the longest section of unspoiled coastline in the Gulf of Trieste.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get great views at Strunjan Cliff and then kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Strunjan online tour planner.

Strunjan is very close to Portorož. In August in Strunjan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Škocjan.

Things to do in Strunjan

Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:

Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Škocjan trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Strunjan to Škocjan in an hour. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Štanjel.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

Štanjel

— 1 night
Perched on top of a hill in western Slovenia, the charming town of Stanjel appeals to various kinds of travelers.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take a spin around town with RockVelo, take in the dramatic natural features at Otlica Natural Window, then admire the natural beauty at Ferrari Garden, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Daniel.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Štanjel planning app.

Štanjel is just a stone's throw from Škocjan. In August, daytime highs in Štanjel are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Štanjel

Outdoors · Wineries · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:

Predjama

— 1 night
Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Nanos Plateau and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Predjama travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Štanjel to Predjama takes an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cerknica.

Things to do in Predjama

Nature · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 9:

Cerknica

— 1 night
Cerknica invites travelers to explore the natural treasures of Slovenia's countryside.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Slivnica, make a trip to Lake Bloke, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, and finally explore the activities along Cerknica Lake.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cerknica journey site.

You can drive from Predjama to Cerknica in an hour. August in Cerknica sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kočevje.

Things to do in Cerknica

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:

Kočevje

— 1 night
Together with the Krokar primeval forest, which is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Kočevje Region makes for a truly mystical forest landscape.
On the 11th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Ribnica Castle and Museum, then examine the collection at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Stephen, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kočevje.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kočevje day trip planning app.

You can drive from Cerknica to Kočevje in an hour. Another option is to drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cerknica in August, with highs in Kočevje at 35°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Celje.

Things to do in Kočevje

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:

Celje

— 1 night
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Polenek Cultural Heritage House, admire the striking features of The Vovk Mill, then contemplate the long history of Prince's Palace, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Cecilia Church.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Celje journey site.

Getting from Kočevje to Celje by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Kočevje in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Celje, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Črna na Koroškem.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:

Črna na Koroškem

— 1 night
Črna na Koroškem is a town in northern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Plečnik Monument, then explore the fascinating underground world of Snow Cave, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Black Hole Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Črna na Koroškem trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Celje to Črna na Koroškem takes 1.5 hours. August in Črna na Koroškem sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Črna na Koroškem

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:
Highlights from your trip

Kamnik

— 1 night
History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Immaculate Conception, steep yourself in history at Rudolf Maister's House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Little Castle, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, and finally get engrossed in the history at Monastery Mekinje.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Kamnik driving holiday planner.

Getting from Črna na Koroškem to Kamnik by car takes about 2 hours. August in Kamnik sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Bled.

Things to do in Kamnik

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town Centre of Radovljica and St. Peter's Church. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Bohinj and Zipline. Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Savica Waterfall (in Bohinjsko Jezero), Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina) and Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna, The Russian Chapel, &more). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mala Osojnica, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj, and take some stellar pictures from Straža Bled.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bled online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Kamnik to Bled by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 18:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 19th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Old School in Skofja Loka, browse the exhibits of Škofja Loka Castle, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Tivoli Park, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Idrija.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:

Idrija

— 2 nights
While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
On the 21st (Sat), contemplate the long history of Franja Partisan Hospital, see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, then brush up on your military savvy at Idrija War Museum, and finally browse the exhibits of Miner's House. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, then explore the galleries of Gewerkenegg Castle, and then kick back and relax at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Idrija online road trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Idrija by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Idrija are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Idrija

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:

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 23rd (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, then take in breathtaking views at Great Soča Gorge, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bovec trip maker tool.

Getting from Idrija to Bovec by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:

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.

Koroška travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Monuments · History Museums