16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner
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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
— 4 nights
— 4 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Barcelona


Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Triglav National Park, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ljubljana visit planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Barcelona in August, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 2 nights

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 10th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Bovec.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation
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Bovec — 4 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: Three Country Border (in Rateče) and Kranjska Gora (Nadiza, Zelenci Nature Reserve, &more). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Piran.
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Piran — 4 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Piran: Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, stroll around Strunjan Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Piran day trip app.

Drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bovec in August: high temperatures in Piran hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.
Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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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.