12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Shuttle

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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Ljubljana. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

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Bohinjsko Jezero

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 13th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, then fly down the slopes at Vogel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

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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. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Transportation · Outdoors
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2
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Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Cheese Museum of Kobarid, explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bovec travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

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2
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Piran

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 16th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at Mestna knjiznica Piran Biblioteca Civica Pirano, get outside with Outdoor Activities, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, then get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Piran itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bovec in August; daily highs in Piran reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): walk around Three Ponds, then take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Green Gold Beer Fountain, then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, then see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Maribor vacation planner.

You can drive from Piran to Maribor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Maribor. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a shuttle back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.