11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Make it your trip
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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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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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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.
On the 16th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then identify plant and animal life at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, and finally get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Piran trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Piran is an approximately 37-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Piran. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Piran, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): appreciate the views at Soča Valley, then get outside with Krampež Waterfall, and then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Virje Waterfall, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Bovec online day trip planner.

Drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

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 20th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then hike along Golden Horn Fairyland, then go from sight to sight with Vogel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Transportation
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Postojna Cave and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Ljubljana Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Mala Osojnica, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZOO Ljubljana, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and examine the collection at House of Illusions.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana takes 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 25th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.