18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Kranjska Gora
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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Kranjska Gora — 2 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Jasna and Peričnik Falls. Take a break from the city and head to Vršič Pass and Planica Valley. Step out of Kranjska Gora to go to Trenta and see Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, admire the sheer force of Martuljek Waterfalls, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec, and admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 25th (Mon), relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, then make a trip to Italian Charnel House, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and finally see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kobarid trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kobarid by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Kobarid sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Piran.
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Piran — 3 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get in touch with nature at Portorož Beach and Debeli Rtič Landscape Park. Get some historical perspective at St. George's Church and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Piran holiday app.

You can drive from Kobarid to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Piran is somewhat warmer than Kobarid - with highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Maribor.
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Maribor — 3 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Popular historic sites such as Celje Castle and Grandmother's Mill are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ptuj Castle and Spas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Olimje Chocolate Shop (in Podčetrtek), Town Hall (in Ptuj) and Celje (Celje Water Tower & St. Cecilia Church). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, explore the historical opulence of Betnava Mansion (Betnavski Dvorec), and pause for some serene contemplation at Jeruzalem Church.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Maribor online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Maribor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Piran in July since evenings lows in Maribor dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 6 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Straža Bled. Venture out of the city with trips to Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica), Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Church of St. Andrew, &more) and Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica). Spend the 6th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 3rd (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge, sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ljubljana itinerary planner.

You can take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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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