11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia itinerary planner

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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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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.
Step out of Bovec with an excursion to Vršič Pass in Kranjska Gora--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the stunning scenery at Great Soča Gorge, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bovec tour itinerary planner.

Erfurt, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · 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 20th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Bovec to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in August, with highs in Piran at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Triglav National Park, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Postojna (Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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 27th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature
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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.