10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Loče pri Poljčanah
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Hamburg


Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get outdoors at Postojna Cave and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Your inner history buff will appreciate Predjama Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and view the masterpieces at Galerija Hest.

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Hamburg, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Hamburg in August, you will find days in Ljubljana are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Piran.
Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then make a trip to Walls of Piran. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, then enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

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Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping
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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 12th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

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Traveling by car from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bled.
Parks · Nature · Transportation · Outdoors
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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step out of the city life by going to Vintgar Gorge and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get some historical perspective at Bled Castle and Bled Island. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Vršič Pass, &more) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled.

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Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjsko Jezero. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Loče pri Poljčanah.
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Loče pri Poljčanah — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): indulge your senses at Zlati Grič Wine Cellar and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Žiče Charterhouse.

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Traveling by car from Bled to Loče pri Poljčanah takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.
Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours
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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.