21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  20 h 15 min
1
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Kobarid
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Ljubljana
— 7 nights
Fly + Bus:  14 h 30 min
End: New York City

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bohinjsko Jezero: Mount Blegos (in Škofja Loka) and Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas (in Spodnja Sorica). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, find something for the whole family at Golden Horn Fairyland, and admire the sheer force of Slap Grmecica.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planning tool .

New York City, USA to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Bohinjsko Jezero due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect Bohinjsko Jezero to be little chillier, temps between 77°F and 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bohinjska Bistrica, Oplen House Museum, Triglav, Church of St John the Baptist, Mount Blegos
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Waterfall Savica ©
Waterfall Savica
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum

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.
Step out of Kranjska Gora with an excursion to Wasserfall Pericnik in Mojstrana--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, make a trip to The Russian Chapel, admire the sheer force of Nadiza, and explore the activities along Lake Jasna.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora road trip website .

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Peričnik Waterfall, The Martuljek waterfalls
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Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing & River Rafting & Tubing). And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej), take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Kozjak, and explore the activities along Soca Valley.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kobarid trip site .

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Bovec, Tolmin Gorge
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Change things up with these side-trips from Piran: Skocjan Caves (in Skocjan), Razgledni stolp Gonjače (in Kojsko) and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje).

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Piran online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Kobarid to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Kobarid in July, things will get a bit warmer in Piran: highs are around 86°F and lows about 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Koper, Razgledni stolp Gonjače, Nature Park Strunjan, Fonda Fish Farm, Skocjan Caves
Highlights from your plan
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

7
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, Vintgar Gorge, & more). The adventure continues: take in the views from Triple Bridge, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), and make a trip to Preseren Square.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana journey maker tool .

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in July: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 81°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

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