12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 day
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Tolmin
— 1 night
Drive
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Kobarid
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get in touch with nature at Velika Planina and Ljubljanica River. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Ptuj Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Cross Cave (in Grahovo), Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, and take a peaceful walk through Rožnik Hill.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planning site.

Belgrade, Serbia to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, examine the collection at Oplen House Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get outside with Outdoor Activities, steep yourself in history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, then examine the collection at Fort Kluže, then don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Bovec, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Tolmin.
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Tolmin — 1 night

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 22nd (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Tolmin Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, delve into the distant past at Tolmin Castle, then walk around Divje Babe Archaeological Park, then examine the collection at Hg Smeltery, and finally learn about all things military at Idrija War Museum. Keep things going the next day: awaken your taste buds at RockVelo, then learn about winemaking at Winery Tilia Estate, then explore the historical opulence of Branik Castle, and finally learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery.

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You can drive from Bovec to Tolmin in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bovec in July; daily highs in Tolmin reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 3 nights

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Get some cultural insight at Kobarid Museum and Italian Charnel House. Explore hidden gems such as Kayaking & Canoeing and Krampež Waterfall. Step out of Kobarid to go to Dobrovo and see Krčnik Troughs, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, examine the collection at Cheese Museum of Kobarid, hike along Koseč Gorges, and snap pictures at Napoleon Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kobarid road trip planning app.

Kobarid is just a short distance from Tolmin. In July, Kobarid is slightly colder than Tolmin - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 1 night

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 27th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, get a taste of the local shopping with Nika's Tiny House, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

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You can drive from Kobarid to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Piran is a bit warmer than Kobarid - with highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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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.
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