13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Bus to Bovec
— 3 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 2 nights
— 6 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome


Bovec — 3 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Lake Jasna. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tolmin Gorge and Kobarid Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass & Zelenci Nature Reserve). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, and explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip builder website.

Rome, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Rome in August, things will get little chillier in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Adventure
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 your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero holiday maker 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Piran.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Side Trip
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): make a trip to Tartini Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and finally explore the historical opulence of Socerb Castle.

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Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Piran is a bit warmer than Bohinjsko Jezero - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Side Trips
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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.
Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Cathedral of St. Nicholas will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Zipline. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church & Straža Bled), Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum (in Idrija) and Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela). Spend the 15th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 17th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, walk around Tivoli Park, and get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planning website.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Ljubljana is slightly colder than Piran - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
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.