22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner

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Bled
— 3 nights
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
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Ajdovščina
— 3 nights
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Piran
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bled Castle and Church of St. Andrew. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Straža Bled and Ojstrica. Step out of Bled with an excursion to Vršič Pass in Kranjska Gora--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, head off the coast to Bled Island, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bled online driving holiday planner.

Neuwied, Germany to Bled is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. July in Bled sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kayaking & Canoeing and Planica Valley. Popular historic sites such as Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and Ravelnik Open Air Museum are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, make a trip to Fort Hermann, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bovec day trip site.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Bovec are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:

Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, and then explore the ancient world of Tolmin Castle. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Koseč Gorges, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Tolmin day trip app.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Tolmin takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in July, with highs in Tolmin at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ajdovščina.

Things to do in Tolmin

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:

Ajdovščina

— 3 nights
Ajdovščina is a small town with a population of about 6,700, located in the Vipava Valley, during Italian rule (1918–1943, nominally lasted to 1947), the style of the town does not resemble that of a typical Italian town. Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and St. Martin's Church - Žiri will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Natural Bathing Place Lajšt and Grad Prem. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ajdovščina: A. Primožič 1888 Lace Bobbin Collection (in Žiri), Idrija (Hg Smeltery, Idrija Kamšt, &more) and Vina Čotar (in Komen). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Winery Tilia Estate, indulge your taste buds at Winestronaut, take in the dramatic natural features at Otlica Natural Window, and step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ajdovščina road trip website.

You can drive from Tolmin to Ajdovščina in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Tolmin in July since evenings lows in Ajdovščina dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ajdovščina

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:

Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Portorož Beach and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Popular historic sites such as St. George's Church and Piran Minorite Monastery are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Maurus, and look for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve.

To see ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Piran trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Ajdovščina to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Ajdovščina in August, Piran is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 5:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Cankarjevo Nabrežje. There's lots more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:

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.