13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bologna
Drive:  6 h
1
Izola
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Ptuj
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
End: Bologna

2
nights
Izola

Izola ©
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): walk around Park Pietro Coppo. On your second day here, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, thenexplore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Prem Castle.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Izola online trip maker.

Bologna, Italy to Izola is an approximately 4-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Izola can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Izola

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Piran, Predjama Castle, Škocjan Caves, Prem Castle, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

3
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Tolmin Museum (in Tolmin), Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel & Vršič Pass) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, make a trip to Fort Hermann, and explore the activities along Soča Valley.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip maker site.

You can drive from Izola to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Izola in August, things will get a bit cooler in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure Parks Tours

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Tolmin Museum, St Mary of the Assumption church
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero

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.
On the 7th (Fri), take a memorable ride with Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, thenfly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel ©
Vogel
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

1
night
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Lavender Farm Haloze, take in panoramic vistas at Ptuj City Tower, pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, thenget to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, and finally examine the collection at Ptuj Castle.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ptuj trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ptuj in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Museums
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Prešernova Street ©
Prešernova Street
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Orpheus Monument ©
Orpheus Monument

5
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela), Bled (Ojstrica, Straza Bled, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's much more to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, stop by Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online visit planner.

You can drive from Ptuj to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

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