11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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.
Visiting Triglav National Park and Diving Bled will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Spend the 1st (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, head off the coast to Bled Island, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

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Mainz, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive 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.
Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Soča Valley. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and explore the activities along Source of the Soča River.

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Getting from Piran to Bovec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in June, expect Bovec to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.