21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday planner
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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 10 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana — 10 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get outdoors at Postojna Cave and Zipline. Family-friendly places like Triglav National Park and Straža Bled will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Polka Dot Cycling, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica) and Prešeren House (in Kranj). Spend the 19th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge, walk around Tivoli Park, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Dresden, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Piran.
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Piran — 4 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Bring the kids along to Magical World of Shells Museum and Walls of Piran. Escape the urban bustle at Škocjan Caves and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Piran: Avgust Cernigoj Gallery (in Lipica) and Divača Cave (in Divača). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and get outside with Šalet Tunnel.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Piran trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Piran, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 2 nights

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 26th (Sat): hike along Golden Horn Fairyland, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bovec.
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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step out of the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Soča Valley. Bring the kids along to Zipline and Vršič Pass. Venture out of the city with trips to Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče), Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Kranjska Gora (Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu & Nadiza). The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bovec online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight 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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