26 days in Slovenia Itinerary

26 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Piran
— 4 nights
2
Bovec
— 2 nights
3
Maribor
— 3 nights
4
Ljubljana
— 7 nights
5
Bled
— 3 nights
6
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
7
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights

4
nights
Piran

Piran
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get outdoors at Portorož Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. George's Church and Church of St. Francis of Assisi. There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, admire the striking features of Church of St. Maurus, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran travel planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Piran is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in July, with highs in Piran at 35°C and lows at 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Koper, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Portorož Beach, Church of St. Maurus
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Portorož Beach ©
Portorož Beach

2
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Cheese Museum of Kobarid, then explore the ancient world of Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob, then steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and finally admire the sheer force of Koseč Gorges. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bovec trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July, Bovec is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobarid, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob, Source of the Soča River
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Zipline
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) ©

3
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Ptuj Castle and Jewish Tower. Get some historical perspective at Prešernova Street and Lent. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Old Vine House, learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat, get to know the fascinating history of Trg Svobode Square, and pause for some photo ops at National Liberation Monument.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Maribor road trip tool.

Getting from Bovec to Maribor by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ptuj
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Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House
Prešernova Street ©
Prešernova Street

7
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Škofja Loka Castle. Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Cankarjevo Nabrežje are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek), Idrija (Gewerkenegg Castle & Francis's Shaft) and Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave). Spend the 25th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Dedicate the 27th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, examine the collection at National Museum of Contemporary History, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana travel route planner.

You can take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Idrija, Škofja Loka, Postojna, Cross Cave, Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park
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Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum

3
nights
Bled

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 31st (Fri): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally get great views at Straža Bled. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, appreciate the history behind Colnar - Boatman, admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall, then get great views at Ojstrica, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and finally get great views at Mala Osojnica.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bled travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Zipline
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica

3
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Slovenian Alpine Museum and Liznjekova house. Katr's House and Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Kranjska Gora with a short trip to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, hit the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, and don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora road trip planner.

Drive from Bled to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Mojstrana, Katr's House
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Peričnik Falls ©
Peričnik Falls
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna

3
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 6th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then catch a ride on Vogel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, then pause for some serene contemplation at Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, and then see the interesting displays at Oplen House Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero tour planning site.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, Oplen House Museum
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel ©
Vogel
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt ©
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt

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