13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Train to Zurich, Fly to Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
— 3 nights


Ljubljana — 5 nights

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 (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle), Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Castle, &more) and Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica). There's still lots to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and look for gifts at Majolka d.o.o..

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana day trip planning app.

Beaune, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 2 nights

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 8th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, go from sight to sight with Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, and finally trek along Mount Blegoš.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Ljubljana, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bohinjsko Jezero, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 10th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and finally appreciate the views at Soča Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bovec road trip site.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Bovec sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Piran.
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Piran — 3 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 12th (Wed): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Piran online holiday planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bovec in April; daily highs in Piran reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.