23 days in Slovenia Itinerary

23 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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23 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Drive:  11​h
1
Ljubljana
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Brussels

8
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Kids will enjoy House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov and House of Illusions. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Krizna Jama Cave (in Grahovo), Skofja Loka Castle & Museum (in Škofja Loka) and Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Landscape park Logar Valley, contemplate the long history of Plecnik House, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church.

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Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in August, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Postojna, Notranjski Regijski Park, Krizna Jama Cave, Skofja Loka Castle & Museum, Franja Partisan Hospital
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Franja Partisan Hospital ©
Franja Partisan Hospital

3
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Velenje beach and Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor. Get some historical perspective at Zicka Kartuzija and Jeruzalem Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Murska Sobota - Monument to Victims of War (in Murska Sobota) and Basilika Mariahilf (in Ptuj). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church, don't miss a visit to Presernova street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plague Column, and learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip builder site .

Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ptuj, Murska Sobota - Monument to Victims of War, Velenje beach, Zicka Kartuzija, Jeruzalem Church
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Presernova street ©
Presernova street
Zicka Kartuzija ©
Zicka Kartuzija
Jeruzalem Church ©
Jeruzalem Church

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
We've included these beaches for you: Portoroz Beach and Svetilnik Beach. Get some historical perspective at Church of St. George and Predor Salet. Step out of Piran with an excursion to Skocjan Caves in Skocjan--about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Marije Snezne, take some stellar pictures from Strunjan Cliff, and stroll around Nature Park Strunjan.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Maribor to Piran takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Maribor in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Strunjan, Izola, Skocjan Caves, Portoroz Beach
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Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George
Scuba & Snorkeling
Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach

2
nights
Kobarid

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.
On the 24th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, then hike along Slap Krampez, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally contemplate the long history of Ravelnik Open Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfalls, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kobarid travel route builder .

Drive from Piran to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Kobarid to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Bovec, Tolmin Gorge
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Tolmin Gorge ©
Tolmin Gorge
River Rafting & Tubing
Kozjak Waterfalls ©
Kozjak Waterfalls

2
nights
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.
On the 26th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triglav, then 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 contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Waterfall Savica, then pause for some serene contemplation at Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Naravno Kopalisce Lajst.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Naravno Kopalisce Lajst, Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, Triglav, Church of St John the Baptist
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist
Triglav ©
Triglav

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.
Get in touch with nature at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps and Kranjska Gora Bike Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Pr Katr in Dovje and Slovenian Alpine Museum. Take a break from Kranjska Gora with a short trip to Peričnik Waterfall in Mojstrana, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, cool off at Aqua Larix, admire the sheer force of Nadiza, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora online trip planner .

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Mojstrana, Pr Katr in Dovje
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Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Pr Katr in Dovje ©
Pr Katr in Dovje

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