8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Kranj
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— 2 nights
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Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Rome


Kranj — 1 night

The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Dovzan Gorge and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Storžič.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kranj online trip itinerary planner.

Rome, Italy to Kranj is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in July: high temperatures in Kranj hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bled.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites
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Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge and then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then stroll around Spa Park, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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Bled is just a stone's throw from Kranj. July in Bled sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Ljubljana.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the views from Dragon Bridge, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and then visit Ljubljana Old Town. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Seminary Palace and Library, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

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You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Dovje.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Dovje — 2 nights

Dovje is a village in the Municipality of Kranjska Gora in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia, located on the southern slopes of the Karawanks at an elevation of 703 m. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Katr's House. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Jesenice Upper Sava Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dovje trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Dovje in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Wed).
Historic Sites · Museums
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Slovenia travel guide

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.