7 days in Upper Carniola Region Itinerary

7 days in Upper Carniola Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Upper Carniola Region trip planner

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Tržič
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Radovljica
— 1 night
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 1 night
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Tržič

Nature lovers can spend their Trzic vacation hiking the nearby gorge, cut by a wild mountain river.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Brdo Castle and then identify plant and animal life at Dovzan Gorge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tržič trip itinerary planning tool.

Budapest, Hungary to Tržič is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Radovljica.

Things to do in Tržič

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

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Radovljica

— 1 night
Radovljica is a medieval town right at the footsteps of the Julian Alps.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at Museum of Apiculture, steep yourself in history at Kropa's Old Town, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Primoz Church, and finally appreciate the history behind Biček's Rock.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Radovljica trip itinerary planner.

Radovljica is just a stone's throw from Tržič. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Radovljica

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, then explore the activities along Lake Jasna, then make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica, and finally see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Radovljica to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Museums
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Bohinjska Bistrica

— 1 night
Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
On the 26th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bohinjska Bistrica attractions planning site.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjska Bistrica by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Bohinjska Bistrica sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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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 outdoors at Vintgar Gorge and Parasailing & Paragliding. Visit Bled Castle and Bled Island for their historical value. When in Bled, make a side trip to see Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana, approximately Mojstrana away. There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, get great views at Ojstrica, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Viševnik.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip maker app.

Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjska Bistrica. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

Upper Carniola Region travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Hiking Trails · Castles
Experience quintessential Slovenia, nestled between snow-capped peaks and lush meadows, in Upper Carniola Region, one of country's most picturesque areas. In the shadow of Triglav Mountain, the national symbol of Slovenia, you'll find a landscape dotted with rolling hills, thick forests, cascading waterfalls, and crystal-clear Alpine lakes. Throughout the year, Upper Carniola (known locally as Gorenjska), serves as a haven for lovers of the great outdoors. In the wintertime, it offers some of the country's best skiing and snowboarding, while during the warmer months it's a prime destination for hiking, fishing, cycling, or horseback riding. Things to do include visiting historical sights, such as castles and churches, traditional farms, and taverns and restaurants that offer local specialties in an authentic Alpine atmosphere. Take a tour of the region's cities, immerse yourself in the local culture, or try to make a fortune at one of the casinos.