11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route builder

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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Bovec

— 4 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 River Rafting & Tubing. Get outdoors at Kayaking & Canoeing and Kozjak Waterfall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tolmin Gorge and Planica Valley. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Šmartno (in Kojsko), Magma X (in Nova Gorica) and Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Virje Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bovec trip planner.

Cividale del Friuli, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cividale del Friuli in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get great views at Ojstrica, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then stroll through Straža Bled, and finally skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bled day trip tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Ljubljana Old Town has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): visit Ljubljana Old Town and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana tour builder tool.

Getting from Bled to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Portorož Beach and Strunjan Nature Reserve. And it doesn't end there: have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Nika's Tiny House.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Piran online sightseeing planner.

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 August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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.