12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 1 night
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 15th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park.

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London, UK to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Bled. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature
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Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Tolmin (Tolmin Gorge & Tolmin Castle) and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, experience rural life at Apitourism Kozjak, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Bovec, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Nova Gorica

— 1 night
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): make a trip to Stazione Transalpina and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Nova Gorica trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in September, with highs in Nova Gorica at 28°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 22nd (Wed), engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Piran journey planning app.

Drive from Nova Gorica to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas. On the next day, visit Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read our Ljubljana attractions planner.

Drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, Ljubljana is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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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.