12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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 21st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, make a trip to Port Piran, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Rocco/ Cerkev sv. Roka, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

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Milan, Italy to Piran is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Piran are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tolmin Gorge and Vršič Pass. Attractions like Lake Jasna and Virje Waterfall make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Bovec to go to Kranjska Gora and see Zgornjesavska Valley, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Bovec to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive 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.
On the 26th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then stroll through Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Postojna Cave and Zipline. Kids will enjoy Parasailing & Paragliding and Straža Bled. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Mala Osojnica, Ojstrica, &more) and Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Escape Room Enigmarium, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, kick back and relax at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, and walk around Tivoli Park.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana tour planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.