11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec
— 1 night
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, then admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Joseph, and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Bovec trip itinerary planner.

Florence, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Tours · Nature · Adventure

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then go from sight to sight with Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Triglav.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to 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 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation

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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): view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally don't miss a visit to Taverna Koper. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, then get engrossed in the history at Mediadom Pyrhani, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in August: high temperatures in Piran hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Bled (Straža Bled, Bled Castle, &more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, walk around Tivoli Park, hike along Vintgar Gorge, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary planning site.

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. In August, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · 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.