10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
4
Idrija
— 1 night
Drive
5
Škofja Loka
— 1 night
Drive
6
Kranj
— 1 night
Drive
7
Bled
— 1 night
Drive
8
Kamnik
— 1 night
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Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Binn

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Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Mediadom Pyrhani and then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and finally kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Piran trip itinerary planner.

Binn, Switzerland to Piran is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. August in Piran sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Koper.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Childrens Museums · Beaches · Parks

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Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 17th (Tue), examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Koper attractions planner.

Koper is just a stone's throw from Piran. In August, daytime highs in Koper are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Koper

Nature · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Predjama

— 1 night
Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Nanos Plateau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Predjama road trip planning app.

Getting from Koper to Predjama by car takes about an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Idrija.

Things to do in Predjama

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

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Idrija

— 1 night
While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, brush up on your military savvy at Idrija War Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Gewerkenegg Castle.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Idrija road trip planning website.

Getting from Predjama to Idrija by car takes about an hour. In August in Idrija, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Idrija

Museums · Historic Sites
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Škofja Loka

— 1 night
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
On the 21st (Sat), snap pictures at Nesk's Footbridge, then hike along Mount Blegoš, then pause for some photo ops at Marian and Holy Trinity Columns, and finally take an in-depth tour of Škofja Loka Castle.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Škofja Loka trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Idrija to Škofja Loka in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kranj.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Museums

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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.
On the 22nd (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Khislstein Castle, then see the interesting displays at Gorenjska Museum, then see the interesting displays at Trzic Museum, and finally take some stellar pictures from Biček's Rock.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kranj vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Kranj is just a short distance from Škofja Loka. August in Kranj sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kranj

Museums

Side Trips

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Bled

— 1 night
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 23rd (Mon): stroll through Bled Island, then stroll through Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

Bled is just a short distance from Kranj. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure

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Kamnik

— 1 night
History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kamnik trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Kamnik in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kamnik

Nature · Parks

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Highlights from your trip

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.