10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Minneapolis


Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at House of Illusions and Galerija Fotografija. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Castle, &more), St. Jacob Church (in Škofja Loka) and Natural Bathing Place Lajšt (in Spodnja Idrija). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

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Minneapolis, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Minneapolis to Ljubljana, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Ljubljana, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive 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 10th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, get a taste of the local shopping with Tartini's House, shop like a local with Nika's Tiny House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally shop like a local with Manzioli Square.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Piran. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can 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 12th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Italian Charnel House, then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge. On your second day here, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

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You can drive from Piran to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Piran in July, with highs in Kobarid at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) 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 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Oplen House Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

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You can drive from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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.