11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Straža Bled, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, take in panoramic vistas at Skyscraper (Neboticnik), and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana travel planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Ljubljana. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Piran.
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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 7th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then do a tasting at Boris Lisjak Winery. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Walls of Piran, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Piran trip itinerary planning site.

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 July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Piran. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bovec.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and then explore the activities along Soča Valley.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec road trip tool.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In July, Bovec is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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 11th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then stroll through Vogel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero holiday planner.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Maribor.
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Maribor — 1 night

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 12th (Tue), do a tasting at Dveri Pax Winery, hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and then indulge your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour.

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You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the shuttle back home.
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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.