13 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia & Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia & Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana

— 2 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 Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, stroll around Tivoli Park, and take a stroll through Metelkova.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana driving holiday planning website.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and finally kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Tartini Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Portorož Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Piran trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

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 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Soča Valley. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tolmin Gorge and Kobarid Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, and don't miss a visit to Predil Pass.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bovec trip website.

Drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, things will get slightly colder in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

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 16th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

Plan my day in Bohinjsko Jezero using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Transportation · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step out of the city life by going to Triglav National Park and Lake Jasna. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Zipline. Take a break from Bled with a short trip to Vršič Pass in Kranjska Gora, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, stop by Zakladi Slovenije, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Bled trip itinerary planner.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Bohinjsko Jezero. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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