13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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— 5 nights
— 3 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica). There's lots more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and visit Ljubljana Old Town.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

Bologna, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Bologna in July, expect Ljubljana to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive 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.
When in Piran, make a side trip to see Škocjan Caves in Škocjan, approximately Škocjan away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, walk around Strunjan Nature Reserve, experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, and admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House.

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Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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 20th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

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Traveling by car from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in July: high temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin), Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass & Zelenci Nature Reserve) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bovec are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to 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.