With two weeks to spend in Slovenia, you'll have plenty of time to visit several different regions and to really get to know the country in detail. Go on a road trip to see the sights from the Alps to the Adriatic, or add a stop in Rovinj to see more of Istria. If you want an active vacation, opt for a hiking and biking tour of the country to visit Ljubljana, the Julian Alps, Piran, and more, or pick a tour of Slovenia and Istria that includes all that plus sailing, canyoning, and rafting.

Itinerary #1: Alps to the Adriatic - Lake Bled, Soča Valley, Piran 

This fourteen-day tour from the Alps to the Adriatic includes everything Slovenia 's diverse countryside has to offer, from the mountains to the sea, with stops at UNESCO-protected caves, vineyard-covered hills, clear lakes, flowing rivers, and so much more. This itinerary is perfect for first-time visitors to Slovenia who want to see a bit of everything over the course of their trip. 

The colorful waters of the Soča River
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Slovenia - Lake Bohinj Bohinj
Day 2 Discover the region of Lake Bohinj Bohinj
Day 3 Hiking in Lake Bohinj Bohinj
Day 4 Explore the fairytale scenery of Lake Bled Bohinj
Day 5 Conquer Triglav National Park via Vršič Pass Kranjska Gora
Day 6 Hike into the scenic Soča River Valley Trenta
Day 7 Descend into the alpine village of Bovec Bovec
Day 8 Explore the outdoor oasis of Bovec Bovec
Day 9 Discover the rest of the Soča Valley Bovec
Day 10 Brave the highest road in Slovenia Bovec
Day 11 Arrive in Goriška Brda Wine Region Goriška Brda
Day 12 Culinary adventure in Goriška Brda Goriška Brda
Day 13 Explore Škocjan Caves and the seaside - Piran Piran
Day 14 Final day in Ljubljana  

When you land in Slovenia, transfer directly to Lake Bohinj to begin your adventure there. Spend the next few days exploring the area, including hiking around the lake and visiting nearby Lake Bled. Other nearby options include swimming in the lake, taking a gondola up to Vogel Ski Center to enjoy the view, and canoeing, kayaking, or stand-up paddleboarding. 

Next, spend a day hiking in Triglav National Park. Trek up to Vršič Pass, and spend the night nearby before descending into the Soča River Valley, where you'll find Bovec, Slovenia's outdoor sports capital. From there, you can go rafting, canyoning, kayaking, or biking through the valley. You can also venture further into the Soča Valley to the Tolmin Gorges or the village of Kobarid

Next, drive up Slovenia's highest road, Mangart Pass, before setting out to Goriška Brda the following day. Known as "Slovenian Tuscany," this wine region is the perfect place to relax and visit gorgeous vineyards, or stay active with some hiking and biking through its rolling hills. 

Finally, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Škocjan Caves and continue on to Piran, a Venetian-style town on the Adriatic Coast. Spend a final evening on the coast before returning to Ljubljana. Learn more

Itinerary #2: Slovenia & Istria Self-Drive - Lake Bled, Rovinj, Zagreb, & More

This fourteen-day road trip through Slovenia, Croatia, and the Istrian Peninsula is perfect for independent travelers who want to venture off the beaten path and explore on their own. Explore Lake Bled and the Julian Alps, visit the Škocjan Caves, stroll along the coast in Rovinj, and take in the sunrise at Plitvice Lakes National Park

Lake Bled from above
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Ljubljana, Drive to Lake Bled Bled
Day 2 Full day at Lake Bled Bled
Day 3 Explore Lake Bohinj (Day trip from Lake Bled) Bled
Day 4 Drive from Lake Bled to Bovec Bovec
Day 5 Explore the outdoor oasis of Bovec Bovec
Day 6 Drive from Bovec to Goriška Brda Wine Region Goriška Brda
Day 7 Goriska Brda Wine Region & Knezak Postojna
Day 8 Drive from Goriska Brda to Rovinj Rovinj
Day 9 Full day in Istria Rovinj
Day 10 Rovinj to Plitvice Lakes National Park via Opatija Plitvice Lakes
Day 11 Sunrise at Plitvice Lakes, Drive to Zagreb Zagreb
Day 12 Drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana Ljubljana
Day 13 Full Day in Ljubljana Ljubljana
Day 14 Depart Ljubljana  

Start your road trip in Lake Bled, and spend your first few days in Slovenia exploring its beautiful surroundings. Some options include hiking through Vintgar Gorge, visiting nearby Radovljica, and canoeing, kayaking, or stand-up paddleboarding on Lake Bohinj, Bled's neighbor. 

Then, drive across Vršič Pass into the Julian Alps until you reach Bovec in the Soča Valley. Bovec is a great base for river rafting, hiking, biking, canyoning, kayaking, and more. Spend a day enjoying the area before continuing on to Goriška Brda, Slovenia's wine region. Visit the area's rolling hills and vineyards in the morning, before continuing to the small village of Knezak, near Postojna.

Next, stop at the Škocjan Caves before crossing the border into Croatia to visit Rovinj, a fishing port on the west coast of the Istrian Peninsula. Explore Istria and Rovinj's surroundings, then head to Plitvice Lakes National Park and catch the sunrise there.

Your next stop is Zagreb, where you can visit museums or go on a walking tour of the city. Finally, finish your trip with a day in Ljubljana. Explore the city's culinary scene, visit Metelkova Mesto, climb up to the castle, or simply stroll along the banks of the Ljubljanica River. Learn more

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Itinerary #3: Hike & Bike in Slovenia - Ljubljana, the Julian Alps, & Piran

This two-week hiking and biking tour of the country is perfect for visitors who want an active adventure that gives them a little bit of everything, from the mountains to the coast, with lots of lakes, waterfalls, rivers, and wine tasting thrown in for good measure. 

Sunset over Piran
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Ljubljana, Transfer for your Hotel Ljubljana
Day 2 Full Day in Ljubljana Ljubljana
Day 3 Transfer from Ljubljana to Lake Bled Bled
Day 4 Hike on Pokljuka plateau Mountain Hut
Day 5 Across the summits of Pokljuka Mountain Hut
Day 6 Hike from Uskovnica Meadow to Lake Bohinj Bohinj
Day 7 Discover the region of Lake Bohinj Bohinj
Day 8 Pericnik Waterfall and Mt. Vosca Mountain Hut
Day 9 Hiking over Vršič Pass, Descend to Bovec Bovec
Day 10 Hiking & Water Activities in the Soca Valley Bovec
Day 11 Transfer from Bovec to Goriska Brda Wine Hills Goriška Brda
Day 12 Drive from Goriška Brda to Škocjan Caves & Piran Piran
Day 13 Full Day exploring the coastal city of Piran Piran
Day 14 Drive from Piran to Ljubljana, Depart  

Start your hiking and biking trip by exploring Ljubljana, Slovenia's capital, before heading into the Alps. Then, transfer to Lake Bled, and set out early the next morning to spend the next few days hiking through the Pokljuka Plateau, across the summits of Pokljuka, and to the beautiful Uskovnica Meadow before going down to Lake Bohinj. 

Next, enjoy a day on Lake Bohinj, where you can go fly fishing, horseback riding, canoeing, or swimming, before visiting the Peričnik Falls and hiking along the border with Austria on Mt. Vošca. Sleep in a cozy mountain hut before crossing Vršič Pass the next morning to reach Bovec, in the Soča Valley.

Spend a day enjoying the Soča Valley. You can hike or go rafting nearby, and finish your day with a beer at one of Bovec's microbreweries. Another option is to visit the WWI Museum in Kobarid. The following morning, trade the Alps for the rolling hills of Goriška Brda, Slovenia's wine country. 

Then, it's on to the Škocjan Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before continuing on to Piran, a town on Slovenia's Adriatic Coast known for its old city walls, Venetian-style architecture, and pebbly beaches. Visit a spa and sample some fresh seafood before returning to Ljubljana at the end of your trip. Learn more

Itinerary #4: Hiking Adventure through Slovenia - Lake Bohinj, Kranjska Gora, Bovec, & More

This intense two-week hiking adventure takes you up Slovenia's highest peaks and down into its greenest valleys. Start with a three-day hut-to-hut hike, then spend a few days exploring Lake Bohinj's surroundings. Hike along the Slovenian-Austrian border and learn more about Soča Valley's WWI history with a series of hikes in the area. 

Statue of Zlatorog near Kranjska Gora

Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Ljubljana, Transfer for your Hotel Ljubljana
Day 2 Head to the Mountains (Hut-to-Hut Trek Day 1/3) Mountain Hut
Day 3 Hiking in the Valley of the Seven Lakes (Hut-to-Hut Trek Day 2/3) Mountain Hut
Day 4 Down from the High Peaks (Hut-to-Hut Trek Day 3/3) Bohinj
Day 5 Discover the region of Lake Bohinj Bohinj
Day 6 Hiking in Bohinj Region Bohinj
Day 7 Lake Bohinj to Kranjska Gora, Stopping to Explore Lake Bled Kranjska Gora
Day 8 Viewpoints on Slovenian-Austrian border Kranjska Gora
Day 9 Mountains, Valleys, & Waterfalls around Kranjska Gora Kranjska Gora
Day 10 Drive from Kranjska Gora to Bovec, Hike in the central Julian Alps Bovec
Day 11 Hiking in Soca Valley Bovec
Day 12 Hiking the WWI trails on Mt. Krn Bovec
Day 13 Hiking on Mt. Kanin and/or go rafting Bovec
Day 14 Drive from Bovec to Ljubljana, Depart  

Start your trip with an evening in Ljubljana, before heading out on your three-day, hut-to-hut hiking tour in Triglav National Park, the first leg of your trip. You'll visit the Valley of the Seven Lakes and then climb down from the high peaks to reach Lake Bohinj. 

Hike in the area around Bohinj and spend a day on the lake swimming, kayaking, canoeing, or standup paddleboarding. Then, stop at Lake Bled on the way to Kranjska Gora and visit the Vintgar Gorge or sail to the island at the lake's center.

From Kranjska Gora, you'll hike along the border between Slovenia and Austria, and visit the area's many mountains, lakes, and valleys. You can also hop over to Italy to visit Laghi di Fusine. Then, travel on to Bovec, a town in the Soča Valley, in the heart of the Julian Alps. There are many day hikes around the valley that you can do from Bovec. Hike historic WWI trails on Mt. Krn, go rafting on the Soča River, or hike Mt. Kanin before finally returning to Ljubljana at the end of your trip. Learn more

Itinerary #5: Active Adventure in Slovenia and Istria - Ljubljana, Lake Bled, Bovec, & Rovinj 

This active two-week trip through Slovenia and the Istrian Peninsula is perfect for active outdoorsmen and women who want to make the most of their vacation. Hike, raft, sail, zip-line, and bike through the Julian Alps, Goriška Brda wine region, and Istria. 

The coastal town of Rovinj
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Ljubljana, Transfer to your Hotel Ljubljana
Day 2 Full Day in Ljubljana Ljubljana
Day 3 Exploring Križna Cave and Lake Cerknica Ljubljana
Day 4 Drive from Ljubljana to Bled (hiking in Velika Planina) Bled
Day 5 Explore Lake Bled by Bike Bled
Day 6 Hiking in Bohinj or Pokljuka Bled
Day 7 Drive & hike from Lake Bohinj to Bovec Bovec
Day 8 Canyoning & Zip-lining in Bovec Bovec
Day 9 Rafting in Bovec & drive to Goriska Brda Goriška Brda
Day 10 Drive from Goriska Brda to Rovinj Rovinj
Day 11 Sail & Relax in Rovinj Rovinj
Day 12 Visit Pula and hike in Kamenjak Peninsula Rovinj
Day 13 Drive from Rovinj to Piran, Explore Istria Piran
Day 14 Drive from Piran to Ljubljana, Depart  

Start your adventure in Ljubljana, and spend a few days exploring the capital before moving on to Lake Bled. Hike around Velika Planina, bike around the lake, before going on a full-day hiking trip around nearby Lake Bohinj. 

Then, drive across Vršič Pass to Bovec, a town in the Soča Valley in the heart of the Julian Alps. Bovec is the country's adventure sports capital, and you can go canyoning, zip-lining, and rafting nearby. After a couple of adrenaline-filled days, head to the quiet hills of Goriška Brda for a change of pace.

Goriška Brda is Slovenia's wine region. Visit a few vineyards and spend the night in private rooms at a local winery, before continuing on to the Škocjan Caves the following morning. Then, cross the border into Croatia to visit Rovinj, a coastal fishing port. You'll have a couple of days to explore the area and sail on the Adriatic before continuing on to Piran, in Slovenian Istria.

Piran is the last stop of your journey: make sure to sample some fresh seafood, and head to one of the town's favorite spa to relax after your action-packed vacation. Learn more

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Map of 2 Weeks in Slovenia - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas
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