11 days in Julian Alps, Bohinj & Piran Itinerary

11 days in Julian Alps, Bohinj & Piran Itinerary

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Bled
— 5 nights
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 1 day
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Piran
— 3 nights
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Bled — 5 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel, Vršič Pass, &more) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take some stellar pictures from Straža Bled, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and trek along Vintgar Gorge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled online trip itinerary planner.

Ljubljana to Bled is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive 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 15th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bovec trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Bovec sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.
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Bohinjska Bistrica — 1 day

Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bohinjska Bistrica tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjska Bistrica takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bohinjska Bistrica can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 3 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 18th (Mon), make a trip to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trot along with Lipica Stud Farm, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Piran trip site.

You can drive from Bohinjska Bistrica to Piran in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, Piran is a bit warmer than Bohinjska Bistrica - with highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Wed) before leaving for home.
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