8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Kranjska Gora
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— 2 nights
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Leipzig


Kranjska Gora — 2 nights

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 12th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, then don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, and then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass. On your second day here, glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, and finally make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora route builder app.

Leipzig, Germany to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 8-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You'll set off for Soča on the 14th (Mon).
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Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Soča road trip planner.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Soča in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kranjska Gora in August, expect Soča to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Podčetrtek.
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Podčetrtek — 2 nights

For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
On the 15th (Tue), find something for the whole family at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, look for gifts at Jelenov Greben Homestead, then pause for some serene contemplation at Olimje Monastery, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Podčetrtek trip maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Soča to Podčetrtek. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Soča in August since evenings lows in Podčetrtek dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kobarid.
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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.
Bring the kids along to Zipline and Virje Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Kobarid side-trips: Solkan Bridge (in Solkan), Postojna (Predjama Castle & The Secret Rooms of Hotel Jama) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Bovec). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Italian Charnel House.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kobarid vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Podčetrtek to Kobarid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Podčetrtek in August, with highs in Kobarid at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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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.