16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bus to Ljubljana, Fly to Brussels


Ljubljana — 6 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Triglav National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Celje Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Josip Pelikan Statue (in Celje), Bled (Church of St. Andrew, Straža Bled, &more) and Thermana Park Laško (in Laško). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, stroll around Tivoli Park, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

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Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Brussels, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 3 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tartini Square and Portorož Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Koper City Beach and Debeli Rtič Landscape Park. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

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Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero route planning app.

Getting from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
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Bovec — 5 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get some cultural insight at Kobarid Museum and Cheese Museum of Kobarid. Step off the beaten path and head to Tolmin Gorge and River Rafting & Tubing. Venture out of the city with trips to Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel, Vršič Pass, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, trek along with Hiking & Camping Tours, tee off at Golf Club Bovec, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bovec vacation planning website.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.