10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 4 nights
— 2 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Bus to Trieste, Fly to Rome


Ljubljana — 4 nights

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: Bled (Bled Island, Zipline, &more), Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, have fun and explore at House of Illusions, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

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Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, things will get slightly colder in Ljubljana: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Piran.
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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.
On the 6th (Sun), stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Walls of Piran, then take in the waterfront at Port Piran, and finally get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Piran trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then go from sight to sight with Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Piran in August, with highs in Bohinjsko Jezero at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On your second day here, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec day trip planning website.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.