11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana online travel planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

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 17th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jacob Church, take an in-depth tour of Škofja Loka Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mary's Shrine with St. Rocco and St. Anthony, and finally snap pictures at Capuchin Bridge.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Škofja Loka using our trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Škofja Loka by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kranj.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:

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 18th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Kancijan Church, then take an in-depth tour of Khislstein Castle, and then take a stroll around Layer House.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Kranj road trip site.

Kranj is just a stone's throw from Škofja Loka. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Kranj

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 19th (Thu), fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally stroll through Vintgar Gorge. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, then examine the collection at Museum of Apiculture, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary maker app.

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 your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

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.
On the 21st (Sat), soothe aching muscles at Natural Health Resort, take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Little Castle.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kamnik trip maker.

You can drive from Bled to Kamnik in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Kamnik

Spas · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Predjama

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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nanos Plateau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Predjama trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Kamnik to Predjama takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Piran.

Things to do in Predjama

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 22nd (Sun), get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Piran vacation planner.

Drive from Predjama to Piran in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to take a shuttle to Koper.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:

Koper

— 1 night
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Koper road trip planning tool.

Koper is very close to Piran. In August, daily temperatures in Koper can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Koper

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

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.