16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: San Luis Obispo
Fly + Drive:  22 h
1
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: San Luis Obispo

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.
Step out of Kranjska Gora with an excursion to Peričnik Waterfall in Mojstrana--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, take in the awesome beauty at Mojcin dom na Vitrancu, don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border, and examine the collection at Pocar Farm.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip maker tool.

San Luis Obispo, USA to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 22- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in May, things will get slightly colder in Kranjska Gora: highs are around 64°F and lows about 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Mojstrana
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Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally admire the sheer force of Waterfall Savica.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero online travel planner.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Tours Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Church of St John the Baptist
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist

2
nights
Kobarid

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, get outside with Magma X, then identify plant and animal life at Sabotin, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Soca Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then make a trip to Denkmal Am Predilpass.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kobarid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kobarid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Bovec, Nova Gorica
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
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 9th (Sat): make a trip to Piran Town Walls, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, then Head underground at Skocjan Caves, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, then put a fun spin on your tour with Creative Ways, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine.

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Traveling by car from Kobarid to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kobarid in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Piran: highs are around 71°F and lows about 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Praetorian Palace, Škocjan Caves, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
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Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

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nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Island, &more) and Čebelarski muzej Radovljica (in Radovljica). There's much more to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, don't miss a visit to Preseren Square, and explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ljubljana day trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Piran in May, with lows around 47°F. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Beekeeping Museum, Vintgar Gorge, Prešeren Memorial Museum
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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