10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
Make it your trip
— 4 nights
— 2 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Drive to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Train to Klagenfurt Hauptbahnhof, Fly to Lyon


Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visiting Parasailing & Paragliding and Vintgar Gorge will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Mala Osojnica. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica), Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela) and Bled (Bled Island & Bled Castle). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

Lyon, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Piran.
Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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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 24th (Tue), make a trip to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Piran road trip tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in May since evenings lows in Piran dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Getting from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, Bohinjsko Jezero is slightly colder than Piran - with highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall and then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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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.