38 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Piran
— 2 nights
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Ajdovščina
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
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Tolmin
— 25 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Ribnica
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Mediadom Pyrhani, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, and finally view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum, then admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain, and finally steep yourself in history at Muda Gate.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Piran trip builder site.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. July in Piran sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Ajdovščina.
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Ajdovščina — 2 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. On the 31st (Sun), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Reservoir Dogs brewery, learn about all things military at Idrija War Museum, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Idrija Kamšt, then explore the striking landscape at Otlica Natural Window, and finally stop by Darovi Vipavske. On your second day here, do a tasting at Vina Povh, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Daniel, and then do a tasting at Winery Tilia Estate.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ajdovščina trip maker site.

Getting from Piran to Ajdovščina by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Ajdovščina sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
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Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 2nd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, then don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, then make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bovec travel route planner.

You can drive from Ajdovščina to Bovec in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ajdovščina in August; daily highs in Bovec reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car 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 4th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Drežnica Village, then hike along Krampež Waterfall, and then admire the sheer force of Koseč Gorges. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Tonovec Castle, head outdoors with Krčnik Troughs, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kobarid day trip planning app.

Kobarid is very close to Bovec. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Tolmin.
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Tolmin — 25 nights

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tolmin Castle and Divje Babe Archaeological Park. Take a break from the city and head to Tolmin Gorge and Mount Blegoš. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tolmin: Church of St. Nicholas (in Spodnja Sorica), Cerkno (Ski Centre Cerkno, Franja Partisan Hospital, &more) and Davča Ethnographic Museum (in Železniki). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), get great views at Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), walk around Sabotin - Peace Park, and learn about winemaking at Scurek.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tolmin attractions planner.

Tolmin is just a stone's throw from Kobarid. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kobarid in August; daily highs in Tolmin reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. On the 31st (Wed), you'll travel to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 1st (Thu), explore the galleries of City Museum of Ljubljana, explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Puppetry, then get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and finally ponder the world of politics at Town Hall. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana road trip planning app.

Getting from Tolmin to Ljubljana by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tolmin in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ribnica.
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Ribnica — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House, identify plant and animal life at River Krupa Spring, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Stephen. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Muzej Ribnica and then examine the collection at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre.

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

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Ribnica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Ribnica, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night.
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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.
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