12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
Bohinjsko Jezero
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— 2 nights
— 2 nights
— 6 nights


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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, then hike along Golden Horn Fairyland, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

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Paris, France to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. 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 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time 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.
On the 3rd (Wed), examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car 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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then do a tasting at Vinakoper. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Piran trip planning site.

Getting from Bovec to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bovec in August: high temperatures in Piran hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 6 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Postojna (Predjama Castle, Postojna Cave, &more), Bled (Wine Tasting Bled, Bled Island, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, examine the collection at House of Illusions, walk around Tivoli Park, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana online holiday planner.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.