11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get outdoors at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Magical World of Shells Museum and Mediadom Pyrhani. Step out of Piran to go to Škocjan and see Škocjan Caves, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Tartini Square, look for gifts at Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, and kick back and relax at Zusterna Beach.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Piran is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Piran, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Koper, Svetilnik Beach, Portoroz Beach, Škocjan Caves, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Bovec

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 19th (Wed): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, identify plant and animal life at Slap Krampez, and then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bovec travel route planner.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Piran in August; daily highs in Bovec reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Vršič Pass, Slap Krampez
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass

5
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Bring the kids along to ZOO Ljubljana and Minicity Ljubljana. Head to Ljubljana Central Market and Galerija Fotografijafor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Island & Parasailing & Paragliding), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, browse the different shops at Shopping Center Citypark, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and have fun and explore at House of Illusions.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Bovec to Ljubljana in 2 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna Cave, Vintgar Gorge
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave