12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner

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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Bled
— 4 nights
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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.
Bovec is known for adventure, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, look for all kinds of wild species at Virje Waterfall, and appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bovec route builder website.

Memmingen, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:

Nova Gorica

— 2 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): Head underground at Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then explore the activities along Vipava River Spring. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Ferrari Garden, then indulge your senses at Winestronaut, and then do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nova Gorica trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Nova Gorica: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

Piran

— 2 nights
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 4th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then make a trip to Tartini Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): shop like a local with Nika's Tiny House, then engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. September in Piran sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana day trip planning website.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in September, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall, Lake Bohinj, &more). Spend the 8th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled online journey planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Bled are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 10:

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.