23 days in Slovenia & Austria Itinerary

23 days in Slovenia & Austria Itinerary

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 4 nights
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Bovec, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 4 nights
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Kaprun, Austria
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get outdoors at Bled Island and Parasailing & Paragliding. Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Bohinj and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan), Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, look for gifts at MojaCokolada.Si, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and make a trip to Prešeren Square.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online itinerary maker.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Ljubljana is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Riyadh to Ljubljana, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Ljubljana is much colder than Riyadh - with highs of 29°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Bovec, Slovenia

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trip

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Innsbruck, Austria

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Take a break from the city and head to Rosshutte and Stubaier Gletscher. Popular historic sites such as Altstadt von Innsbruck and Dom zu St. Jakob are in your itinerary. Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Ischgl (Ischgl-Samnaun ski area & Die Pfarrkirche Ischgl), Heiliger Martin (in Gries im Sellrain) and Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, identify plant and animal life at Kundler Klamm, explore the galleries of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, and explore the historical opulence of Burgruine Thaur.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck route planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Innsbruck in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kaprun.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Kaprun, Austria

Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Kitzsteinhorn and then take a memorable drive along Grossglockner High Alpine Road. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell, then get outside with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, then take in the dramatic scenery at Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pfarrkirche "Zum Heiligen Andreas".

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kaprun driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Kaprun takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Red Bull Hangar-7. Explore hidden gems such as Schloss Hellbrunn and Untersberg. Get out of town with these interesting Salzburg side-trips: KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen (in Mauthausen) and Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen (in Werfen). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Franziskanerkirche, stop by Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt, and take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kaprun to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Melk Abbey and Wachau Valley. Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and Historic Center of Vienna. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Slovenia travel guide

4.3
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.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.