12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
2
Piran
— 2 nights
3
Bovec
— 3 nights
4
Bohinjska Bistrica
— 2 nights

4
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Bring the kids along to Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Bled Castle, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary maker site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Ljubljana, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
House of Illusions ©
House of Illusions

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 5th (Wed), admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, thenhead outdoors with Bananaway, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Tartini Square, stroll around Strunjan Nature Reserve, admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain, thenHead underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally don't miss a visit to Taverna Koper.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Piran trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Koper, Škocjan Caves, Bananaway, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve

3
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Vršič Pass and Zelenci Nature Reserve. Go for a jaunt from Bovec to Trenta to see Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bovec trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in August; daily highs in Bovec reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobarid, Kranjska Gora, Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Zelenci Nature Reserve ©
Zelenci Nature Reserve

2
nights
Bohinjska Bistrica

Bohinjska Bistrica ©
Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
On the 10th (Mon), pedal to the sights with Hike&Bike Slovenia, add some adventure to your tour with Sport4fun, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bohinjska Bistrica travel route planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjska Bistrica in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjska Bistrica can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas
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Sport4fun ©
Sport4fun
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel ©
Vogel

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