10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Piran trip itinerary planning website.

If you are flying in from Serbia, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In May, daytime highs in Piran are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Nova Gorica.
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Nova Gorica — 2 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): make a trip to Stazione Transalpina, learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and then get outside with Magma X. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then make a trip to Šmartno.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Nova Gorica can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) 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 11th (Wed), examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On your second day here, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and then appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec travel planner.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nova Gorica in May: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 20°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 3 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Escape the urban bustle at Peričnik Falls and Vršič Pass. On the 16th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, and don't miss a visit to Ajdovska Deklica.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip maker.

Drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C.
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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.