11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 2 nights
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Bohinjska Bistrica
— 1 night
— 4 nights


Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get in touch with nature at Postojna Cave and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park. Family-friendly places like Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljanica River will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's still lots to do: see what you can catch with Fishing Guides Slovenia, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for little chillier nights in Ljubljana, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 1 night

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 30th (Sun): make a trip to Tartini Square, admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Piran sightseeing website.

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 July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Piran. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and finally trek along Krampež Waterfall. On your second day here, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Virje Waterfall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bovec online visit planner.

Drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, Bovec is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.
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Bohinjska Bistrica — 1 night

Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
On the 2nd (Wed), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then stroll through Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

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Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjska Bistrica takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Bled.
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Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Vršič Pass and Bled Island. Escape the urban bustle at Vintgar Gorge and Parasailing & Paragliding. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Zelenci Nature Reserve (in Kranjska Gora) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, get great views at Mala Osojnica, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Viševnik.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled tour itinerary app.

Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjska Bistrica. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to fly 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.