8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Kranj
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Kranjska Gora
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Log pod Mangartom
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Bovec
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Tolmin
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Šmarje
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Portorož
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Kočevje
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Novo Mesto
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Metlika
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Kostanjevica na Krki
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Bizeljsko
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Sevnica
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Celje
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Velenje
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Kranj

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.
On the 17th (Wed), walk around Prešeren Grove and then steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica.

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Ljubljana to Kranj is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 17th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

To find where to stay and tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kranj to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Log pod Mangartom.
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Log pod Mangartom — 1 night

Log pod Mangartom, is a settlement in the Municipality of Bovec in the Littoral region of Slovenia. To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Log pod Mangartom road trip planning site.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Log pod Mangartom in an hour. August in Log pod Mangartom sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. You will leave for Bovec on the 18th (Thu).
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Bovec

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 18th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec sightseeing planner.

Bovec is just a short distance from Log pod Mangartom. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tolmin.
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Tolmin — 1 night

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 19th (Fri), examine the collection at Kobarid Museum and then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tolmin road trip planning site.

You can drive from Bovec to Tolmin in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bovec in August; daily highs in Tolmin reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Šmarje.
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Šmarje — 1 night

Šmarje is a village in the City Municipality of Koper in the Littoral region of Slovenia.The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. For more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Šmarje road trip site.

You can drive from Tolmin to Šmarje in 2 hours. On the 20th (Sat), you're off to Portorož.
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Portorož

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Portorož route planning site.

Portorož is very close to Šmarje. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Kočevje.
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Kočevje — 1 night

Together with the Krokar primeval forest, which is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Kočevje Region makes for a truly mystical forest landscape.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Muzej Ribnica and then take a peaceful walk through Krokar Primeval Forest.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kočevje route planner.

Getting from Portorož to Kočevje by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Portorož in August since evenings lows in Kočevje dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Novo Mesto.
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Novo Mesto

Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Novo Mesto trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kočevje to Novo Mesto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Kočevje in August, plan for little chillier nights in Novo Mesto, with lows around 17°C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll travel to Metlika.
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Metlika — 1 night

Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. On the 22nd (Mon), examine the collection at Bela Krajina Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kolpa River.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Metlika online trip builder.

You can drive from Novo Mesto to Metlika in an hour. In August in Metlika, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kostanjevica na Krki.
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Kostanjevica na Krki

History buffs will likely spend much of their Kostanjevica na Krki vacation exploring the local museum, a former monastery and one of the country's finest medieval monuments.
For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kostanjevica na Krki trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Metlika to Kostanjevica na Krki takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Kostanjevica na Krki are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll travel to Bizeljsko.
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Bizeljsko — 1 night

Bizeljsko is a settlement in the Municipality of Brežice in eastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Brežice Castle and then walk around Kozjansko Regional Park.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bizeljsko road trip planning site.

Getting from Kostanjevica na Krki to Bizeljsko by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sevnica.
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Sevnica

Sevnica is a town on the left bank of the Sava River in central Slovenia. For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sevnica online day trip planner.

Drive from Bizeljsko to Sevnica in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Sevnica are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off to Celje.
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Celje — 1 night

An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): make a trip to Celje Water Tower.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Celje road trip planning app.

Drive from Sevnica to Celje in an hour. In August in Celje, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Wed) before leaving for Velenje.
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Velenje

With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Tito Statue, explore the fascinating underground world of Hell Cave, and then relax and rejuvenate at La Vita Spa & Beauty.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Velenje tour planning website.

Velenje is just a short distance from Celje. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.
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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.
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