12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Ljubljana Old Town and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, kick back and relax at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, and get in on the family fun at Escape Room Enigmarium.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana tour itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Piran.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, explore the engaging exhibits at Mediadom Pyrhani, admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, then examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium Piran. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then take some stellar pictures from Strunjan Cliff, then head outdoors with Šalet Tunnel, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Piran trip tool.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

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 15th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero online trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kozjak Waterfall and Zipline. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kobarid Museum and Source of the Soča River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Tolmin Castle (in Tolmin) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Soča Valley, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, steep yourself in history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and tee off at Golf Club Bovec.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bovec day trip planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.