36 days in Slovenia Itinerary

36 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Postojna
— 4 nights
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Piran
— 4 nights
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Kobarid
— 3 nights
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Bled
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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visit Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and Cankarjevo Nabrežje for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Ljubljana Old Town. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Celje (Prince's Palace & Celje Castle), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Hell Cave (in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini). Spend the 13th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 16th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge, stroll around Congress Square (Kongresni trg), and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana attractions planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, you will find days in Ljubljana are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

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Find places to stay Jun 11 — 16:

Postojna

— 4 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.
Popular historic sites such as Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cross Cave and Hg Smeltery. Explore Postojna's surroundings by going to Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel), Dobravlje (Winery Tilia Estate & RockVelo) and Idrija (Idrija Kamšt & Gewerkenegg Castle). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, see the interesting displays at Toplar Double Hayrack, do a tasting at Boris Lisjak Winery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Postojna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Postojna sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 20:

Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. George's Church and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Do some cultural sightseeing at Magical World of Shells Museum and St. Anne's Friary. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, and do a tasting at Vinakoper.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Piran road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Piran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in June, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

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Find places to stay Jun 20 — 24:

Kobarid

— 3 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Divje Babe Archaeological Park. Escape the urban bustle at Tolmin Gorge and Magma X. Get out of town with these interesting Kobarid side-trips: Jewish Cemetery (in Nova Gorica), Bjana (in Dobrovo) and Šmartno (in Kojsko). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kobarid trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Piran to Kobarid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Piran in June, things will get little chillier in Kobarid: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and Ravelnik Open Air Museum. Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Boka Waterfall. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, admire the striking features of Church of St. Joseph, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, and make a trip to Predil Pass.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bovec day trip planning tool.

Bovec is very close to Kobarid. In June, daytime highs in Bovec are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:

Kranjska Gora

— 4 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Escape the urban bustle at Vršič Pass and Zgornjesavska Valley. Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Jasna and Katr's House. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, don't miss a visit to Prisank Mountain Window, admire the sheer force of Nadiza, and explore the activities along Source of the Soča River.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, then take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, hike along Golden Horn Fairyland, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planning site.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation

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Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:

Bled

— 9 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Take a break from the city and head to Triglav National Park and Mala Osojnica. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parasailing & Paragliding and St. Martin's Parish Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Brdo Castle (in Kranj), Škofja Loka (Church of the Annunciation of Mary & Mount Blegoš) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the long history of France Preseren's Birth House - museum, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and identify plant and animal life at Dovzan Gorge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bled trip planner.

Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjsko Jezero. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Jul 6 — 15:

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.