17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 5 nights
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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: France Preseren's Birth House - museum (in Žirovnica), Bled (Straža Bled, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Postojna (Predjama Castle, Postojna Cave, &more). There's much more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, visit Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and make a trip to Ljubljana Castle.

Plan my day in Ljubljana using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Milan, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Expect little chillier evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Milan in July, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) 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: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, and learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

Plan my Piran trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can 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, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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.
On the 9th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and then take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip builder site.

You can drive from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Bohinjsko Jezero is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana (in Trenta), Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Lake Jasna, &more) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's much more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get outside with Outdoor Activities, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and stroll around Sabotin - Peace Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bovec online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 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 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.
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