16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ljubljana
1
Ljubljana
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Ljubljana

7
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get outdoors at Vintgar Gorge and Parasailing & Paragliding. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bled Castle and City Museum of Ljubljana. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna Cave (in Postojna), Ljubljanica River Exhibition (in Vrhnika) and Bled (Galerija Mikame, Bled Island, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, see the interesting displays at Slovenian Ethnographic Museum, and make a trip to Ljubljana Castle.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Ljubljana. June in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna Cave, Ljubljanica River Exhibition, Vintgar Gorge
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, engage your brain at Mediadom Pyrhani, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, get engrossed in the history at Tonina House, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Piran, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to 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 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Koper, Škocjan Caves, Tonina House, Military Museum Tabor
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Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Military Museum Tabor ©
Military Museum Tabor

2
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 10th (Fri), examine the collection at Liznjekova house, examine the collection at Fort Kluze, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Drežnica Village, and then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bovec trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Piran in July, expect Bovec to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Kobarid, Kranjska Gora
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum

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 12th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, see the interesting displays at Oplen House Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, then examine the collection at Pocar Farm, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero sightseeing planning site.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ptuj.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pocar Farm, Oplen House Museum
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Vogel ©
Vogel
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum

2
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Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Sveti Florijan Statue, examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Slovenski trg Square, then examine the collection at Institute of Culture, and finally pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Rogatec Open Air Museum, examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Recent History Celje.

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Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ptuj by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ptuj

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Celje, Rogatec Open Air Museum, Institute of Culture
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Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Rogatec Open Air Museum ©
Rogatec Open Air Museum
Celje Regional Museum ©
Celje Regional Museum