11 days in Slovenia Itinerary
11 days in Slovenia Itinerary
Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
Route & dates
Drive: 6 h 30 min
Ljubljana— 2 nights
Drive: 45 min
Postojna— 2 nights
Drive: 1 h
Piran— 3 nights
Drive: 2 h 30 min
Bovec— 3 nights
Drive: 6 h
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Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and then explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions.
To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana day trip planning website.
Linz, Austria to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Mon) before leaving for Postojna.
Things to do in Ljubljana
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With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.Venture out of the city with trips to Cross Cave (in Grahovo), Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Dobravlje). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, stop by Guštarna, and see the interesting displays at Toplar Double Hayrack.
To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna holiday planner.
Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
Things to do in Postojna
Cross Cave, Cerknica Lake, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Škocjan Caves, Wine Tours & Tastings
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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 20th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, thenmake a trip to Walls of Piran, and finally kick back and relax at Portorož Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, thenadmire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.
For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Piran road trip planning website.
You can drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Postojna in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
Things to do in Piran
Koper, Portorož Beach, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.When in Bovec, make a side trip to see Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin, approximately Tolmin away. There's still lots 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 Predil Pass.
To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bovec online itinerary maker.
Drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.
Things to do in Bovec
Kobarid, Tolmin Gorge
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