13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Piran
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 6 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Lisbon


Piran — 3 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Change things up with these side-trips from Piran: Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Piran driving holiday planning site.

Lisbon, Portugal to Piran is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature
Side Trips
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bovec road trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Bovec to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trips
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then hit the slopes at Vogel, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary website.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Triglav National Park, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Postojna (Predjama Castle, Postojna Cave, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, walk around Tivoli Park, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana day trip tool.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Side Trips
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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.