13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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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.
Attractions like Magical World of Shells Museum and Strunjan Nature Reserve make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Piran: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, shop like a local with Nika's Tiny House, and engage your brain at Mediadom Pyrhani.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Piran holiday planning app.

Lisbon, Portugal to Piran is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Piran due to the time zone difference. August in Piran sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can 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.
On the 9th (Tue), examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, Bovec is slightly colder than Piran - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

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 up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
Nature · Parks · 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.
Bring the kids along to Triglav National Park and Ljubljana Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Postojna (Predjama Castle, Postojna Cave, &more), Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, Bled Castle, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana, and look for gifts at Foxboutique Gift & Souvenir Store.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ljubljana tour itinerary builder website.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off 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.