30 days in Slovenia Itinerary

30 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner

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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini
— 2 nights
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Dolenjske Toplice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Idrija
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cerkno
— 1 night
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Tolmin
— 1 night
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Kobarid
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Log pod Mangartom
— 1 night
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Trenta
— 1 night
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Vipava
— 2 nights
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Koper
— 1 night
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Piran
— 1 night
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Strunjan
— 1 night
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Parasailing & Paragliding. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Cankarjevo Nabrežje. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Škofja Loka (Ajman Castle, Škofja Loka Castle, &more). Dedicate the 15th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, take in the views from Cobblers' Bridge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in July: highs in Ljubljana hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:

Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Hell Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Castle Komenda, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Roman Necropolis. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at La Vita Spa & Beauty and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini online itinerary planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini in an hour. In July in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Dolenjske Toplice.

Things to do in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Dolenjske Toplice

— 3 nights
Dolenjske Toplice is a settlement near Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia and is the seat of the Municipality of Dolenjske Toplice. Take a break from the city and head to River Krupa Spring and Golf Grad Otočec. Discover out-of-the-way places like Land of Hayracks and Franciscan Monastery. When in Dolenjske Toplice, make a side trip to see Bela Krajina Museum in Metlika, approximately Metlika away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Breg.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dolenjske Toplice trip maker.

You can drive from Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini to Dolenjske Toplice in 1.5 hours. July in Dolenjske Toplice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Idrija.

Things to do in Dolenjske Toplice

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:

Idrija

— 3 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Gewerkenegg Castle and Francis's Shaft. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Miner's House. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, brush up on your military savvy at Idrija War Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Church - Žiri, and don't miss a visit to Idrija Kamšt.

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Drive from Dolenjske Toplice to Idrija in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Idrija can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Cerkno.

Things to do in Idrija

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:

Cerkno

— 1 night
A small but important cultural center, Cerkno offers different types of activities throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. John the Baptist, then see the interesting displays at Davča Ethnographic Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital, and finally take an in-depth tour of Cerkno Museum.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cerkno trip itinerary builder.

Cerkno is very close to Idrija. In July, daytime highs in Cerkno are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Cerkno

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

Tolmin

— 1 night
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Tolmin Castle and then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tolmin holiday planner.

You can drive from Cerkno to Tolmin in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Cerkno in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tolmin, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Tolmin

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:
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Kobarid

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church and then contemplate the long history of Tonovec Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kobarid trip builder site.

Kobarid is very close to Tolmin. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tolmin in July: high temperatures in Kobarid hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kobarid

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step out of the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Zipline. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ravelnik Open Air Museum and Fort Kluže. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, identify plant and animal life at Virje Waterfall, and make a trip to Fort Hermann.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bovec travel route builder site.

Bovec is very close to Kobarid. In July in Bovec, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Log pod Mangartom.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:

Log pod Mangartom

— 1 night
Log pod Mangartom, is a settlement in the Municipality of Bovec in the Littoral region of Slovenia. On the 30th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Log pod Mangartom online tour itinerary maker.

Log pod Mangartom is just a stone's throw from Bovec. July in Log pod Mangartom sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Trenta.

Things to do in Log pod Mangartom

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:
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Trenta

— 1 night
Trenta is a settlement in the Municipality of Bovec in the traditional Gorizia region in western Slovenia.It lies on the upper Soča river in the Goriška region, the northern part of the Slovene Littoral, along the road from Bovec up to Vršič Pass. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Trenta online trip planner.

Trenta is very close to Log pod Mangartom. In July, daytime highs in Trenta are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vipava.

Things to do in Trenta

Parks
Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:
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Vipava

— 2 nights
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
On the 1st (Sun), Head underground at Škocjan Caves and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Vipava River Spring, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vipava trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Trenta to Vipava takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Trenta in July, things will get a bit warmer in Vipava: highs are around 35°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Vipava

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:

Koper

— 1 night
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Rotunda of St John the Baptist.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Koper day trip tool.

You can drive from Vipava to Koper in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Vipava in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Koper, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to take a shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

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

Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine, and finally learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Piran trip planner.

Piran is just a short distance from Koper. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Strunjan.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

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 5th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Tonina House and then identify plant and animal life at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Strunjan trip builder site.

Strunjan is just a short distance from Piran. In August, daily temperatures in Strunjan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Strunjan

Beaches · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 5:
Highlights from your trip

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planning website.

Getting from Strunjan to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Strunjan in August, expect Bohinjsko Jezero to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get some cultural insight at Bled Castle and Bled Island. Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Brdo Castle. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Andrew, and hit the slopes at Straža Bled.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bled journey maker tool.

Bled is very close to Bohinjsko Jezero. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:

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.