12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia journey planner
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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 day
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
— 6 nights


Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 day

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): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, fly down the slopes at Vogel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Bovec.
Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Bovec — 3 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna, Nadiza, &more) and Rateče (Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline & Planica Valley). There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bovec trip maker app.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Piran.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure
Side Trip
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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 5th (Fri), experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Piran planner.

Getting from Bovec to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Piran: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.
Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trips
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: France Preseren's Birth House - museum (in Žirovnica), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Bled Castle, Straža Bled, &more). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip website.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Ljubljana is slightly colder than Piran - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Side Trips
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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.