33 days in Slovenia Itinerary

33 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Portorož
— 3 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rakek
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tolmin
— 3 nights
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 5 nights
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Mojstrana
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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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 Parasailing & Paragliding and National Museum of Contemporary History. Get outdoors at Logar Valley Landscape Park and Otočec Castle Park. When in Ljubljana, make a side trip to see Church of St John the Baptist in Bohinjsko Jezero, approximately Bohinjsko Jezero away. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Mount Saint Mary, have some family-friendly fun at Cat Caffe Ljubljana, pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, and soar above the sights with Balonarski Center Barje.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Ljubljana, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

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Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:

Portorož

— 3 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Rent a Boat Portoroz. Step off the beaten path and head to Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve and Dragonja. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, and stroll through Svetilnik Beach.

Find out how to plan Portorož trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Portorož takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in July since evenings lows in Portorož dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Portorož

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 20th (Fri), contemplate the long history of First of May Square, then take in the exciting artwork at Tartini's House, and then take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine, and then examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran tour itinerary planner.

Piran is very close to Portorož. In July, daytime highs in Piran are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:

Postojna

— 2 nights
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): Head underground at Planina Cave, then see the interesting displays at Idrija Municipal Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Postojna trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Piran to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in July: high temperatures in Postojna hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Rakek.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

Rakek

— 3 nights
You can spend your Rakek vacation discovering the surrounding area's natural beauties by hiking a river valley or following nature trails.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cross Cave and Slivnica. Get in touch with nature at Notranjski Regional Park and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rakek: Lake Bloke (in Nova Vas), Slovenian Bears (in Stari Trg pri Lozu) and Ribnica (Ribnica Castle and Museum & Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre). There's more to do: explore the activities along Cerknica Lake and see the interesting displays at Kebe Museum of Lake Cerknica.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Rakek trip planner.

Rakek is just a stone's throw from Postojna. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Rakek

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge and then pause for some photo ops at Monument To Four Courageous Men. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj and then hike along Triglav National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero online journey maker.

Getting from Rakek to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

Tolmin

— 3 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tolmin Gorge and Prešeren House. Explore Tolmin's surroundings by going to Gallus Craft & Draft Beer Bar (in Nova Gorica), Kranj (St. Jošt Church, The Ossuary, &more) and Kojsko (Sabotin - Peace Park & Gonjače Viewing Tower). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Bjana and delve into the distant past at Tolmin Castle.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tolmin trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Tolmin in 1.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in July: high temperatures in Tolmin hover around 35°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:

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.
On the 1st (Wed), trek along Krampež Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Statue of Simon Gregorcic, then get in touch with nature with Positive Sport, then explore the activities along Soča Valley, and finally relax in the rural setting at Apitourism Kozjak.

To plan Kobarid vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Kobarid is just a short distance from Tolmin. Traveling from Tolmin in August, expect Kobarid to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, make a trip to Fort Hermann, then contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), then make a trip to Predil Pass, and finally take a memorable drive along Mangart Saddle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the long history of Ravelnik Open Air Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec travel route builder site.

Bovec is very close to Kobarid. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Kranjska Gora

— 5 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Jasna and Nadiza. Visiting Vršič Pass and Martuljek Waterfalls will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Kranjska Gora to Raduha to see Snow Cave about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, see the winter wonderland with Ski School Kekec - Day Adventures, and hit the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora vacation tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mojstrana.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 10:

Mojstrana

— 2 nights
Take a trip to Mojstrana to use the town as a convenient base for explorations into the Julian Alps.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, then steep yourself in history at Katr's House, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Triglav.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mojstrana day trip planning site.

Mojstrana is just a short distance from Kranjska Gora. In August, daily temperatures in Mojstrana can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You will leave for Bled on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Mojstrana

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 12th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, then stroll through Straža Bled, and then whizz through the canopy at Pustolovski Park Bled.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled travel route builder tool.

Bled is just a short distance from Mojstrana. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

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.