11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 1 night
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Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Krampež Waterfall as well as Zelenci Nature Reserve. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tolmin Gorge and River Rafting & Tubing. Step out of the city life by going to Kozjak Waterfall and Virje Waterfall. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Magma X (in Nova Gorica), Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas) and Solkan Bridge (in Solkan). And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, cruise along Mangart Saddle, contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, and identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec travel route planner.

Tarvisio, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tarvisio in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planner.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Triglav National Park as well as Mala Osojnica. Take a break from the city and head to Vintgar Gorge and Straža Bled. Step off the beaten path and head to Martuljek Waterfalls and Viševnik. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Bled Island, get great views at Ojstrica, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, and play a few rounds at Royal Bled Golf Course.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary maker.

Bled is very close to Bohinjsko Jezero. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then Head underground at Postojna Cave, then Head underground at Cross Cave, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, and then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ljubljana day trip app.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Piran itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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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.