11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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— 1 night
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 5 nights
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Frankfurt


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 10th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bovec trip itinerary planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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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 12th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planner.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.
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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 Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave), Bled (Triglav National Park, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, examine the collection at House of Illusions, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tartini Square, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran day trip tool.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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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.