5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner

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Make it your trip
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Ljubljana
— 1 day
Drive
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Cerklje
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Vransko
— 1 night
Drive
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Žalec
— 1 day
Drive

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Ljubljana

— 1 day
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana online driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Ljubljana. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cerklje.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:

Cerklje

— 1 night
Located in northwestern Slovenia, Cerklje makes a perfect starting point for a number of outdoor activities throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Tunnels Under Old Kranj, take in the awesome beauty at Storžič, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cerklje journey builder.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Cerklje takes an hour. August in Cerklje sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bled.

Things to do in Cerklje

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 19th (Thu), head off the coast to Bled Island, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bled trip builder site.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Cerklje. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trip

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Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Bovec day trip tool.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Vransko.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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Vransko

— 1 night
Vransko is a small town and municipality in central Slovenia. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Vransko using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Vransko takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Žalec.

Things to do in Vransko

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Žalec

— 1 day
Occupying the shores of the Savinja River in central Slovenia, Zalec remains famous for its beer fountain, the first one in Europe.
On the 21st (Sat), appreciate the history behind Tito Statue, see the interesting displays at Museum of Recent History Celje, then see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, and finally ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Žalec trip planner.

Žalec is very close to Vransko. In August in Žalec, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Žalec

Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 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.