11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Bus to Bovec
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
3
Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin (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, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, and make a trip to Italian Charnel House.

For ratings and other tourist information, read Bovec online travel planner.

Rome, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rome in August, with highs in Bovec at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 22nd (Sun), trek along Mala Osojnica, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the next day, stroll through Straža Bled, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled tour itinerary builder tool.

Bled is very close to Bohinjsko Jezero. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

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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 24th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Walls of Piran, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Piran trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Piran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Piran, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 3 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 Postojna (Predjama Castle, Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, walk around Tivoli Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana itinerary site.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Piran in August, with highs in Ljubljana at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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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.