12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Train to Brussels, Fly to Bovec
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Fly to Paris CDG, Train to Lille

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

For other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary planning app.

Lille, France to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 nights
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 10th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, then examine the collection at Pocar Farm, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and finally examine the collection at Oplen House Museum.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero day trip website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
On the 12th (Fri), examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then explore the galleries of Military Museum Tabor, and finally explore the historical opulence of Socerb Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Piran is a bit warmer than Bohinjsko Jezero - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Mala Osojnica, Bled Island, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana driving holiday tool.

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. In August, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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.