16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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1
Ljubljana
— 6 nights
2
Piran
— 3 nights
3
Bovec
— 4 nights
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights

6
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Your inner history buff will appreciate Škofja Loka Castle and Predjama Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Bled Castle, &more) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Karst Museum). Spend the 5th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana tour itinerary builder.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge, Škofja Loka Castle, Old Town Centre of Radovljica
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Škofja Loka Castle ©
Škofja Loka Castle
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. George's Church and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. You'll get in some beach time at Portorož Beach and Strunjan Nature Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Piran: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, make a trip to Walls of Piran, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Piran trip planner.

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. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Ljubljana in August, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Koper, Škocjan Caves, Svetilnik Beach, Boris Lisjak Winery, Portorož Beach
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Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

4
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll explore and learn at Kobarid Museum and Cheese Museum of Kobarid. Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Tolmin Gorge. Venture out of the city with trips to Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas) and Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass & The Russian Chapel). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Virje Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bovec visit site.

Getting from Piran to Bovec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobarid, Kranjska Gora, Tolmin Gorge, Lepa Vida Boutique Winery
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Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall
Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): head outdoors with Hike&Bike Slovenia, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, and then go from sight to sight with Vogel. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall and then enjoy the sand and surf at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Natural Bathing Place Lajšt
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel ©
Vogel
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt ©
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt