11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Fly

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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 17th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge and then see the interesting displays at Pocar Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

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Brussels, Belgium to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trips

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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.
On the 19th (Thu), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

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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 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery. On your second day here, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, make a trip to Tartini Square, then admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Piran planning website.

Drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in August, expect Piran to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:

Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Bled (Triglav National Park, Mala Osojnica, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

Getting from Piran to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Ljubljana is slightly colder than Piran - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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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.