11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Bus to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Family-friendly places like Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle will thrill your kids. Bled Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas will appeal to history buffs. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Spa Park, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, wander the streets of Breg Embankment, meet the residents at ZOO Ljubljana, and stroll the grounds of Žale Cemetery.

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Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, expect Ljubljana to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves and then enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Piran day trip planning tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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 26th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, trek along Krampež Waterfall, and then explore the activities along Soča Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec visit planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

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.