11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Zürich Airport

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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bled Castle and Bled Island. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Predjama Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna Cave (in Postojna), Celje Castle (in Celje) and Bled (Mala Osojnica, Zipline, &more). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the views from Triple Bridge, Head underground at Cross Cave, and trek along Vintgar Gorge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana holiday planning tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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2
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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 9th (Sun), make a trip to Walls of Piran, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran trip builder.

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 August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Kobarid

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Virje Waterfall, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kobarid day trip website.

Drive from Piran to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Piran in August, with highs in Kobarid at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 13th (Thu), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation

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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.