18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lyon
Drive:  9 h
1
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Piran
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Ljubljana
— 8 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  7 h
End: Lyon

3
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 discover tucked-away gems like Boka Waterfall and The Source of Soca River. Kids will enjoy Zelenci Nature Reserve and Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora. Go for a jaunt from Bovec to Rateče to see Planica Valley about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Virje Waterfall, play a few rounds at Golf Club Bovec, see the interesting displays at Fort Kluze, and make a trip to Fort Hermann.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bovec online trip maker.

Lyon, France to Bovec is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and car; or do a combination of train and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lyon in August, with highs in Bovec at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, The Source of Soca River
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Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall
Boka Waterfall ©
Boka Waterfall
Zelenci Nature Reserve ©
Zelenci Nature Reserve

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Slap Grmecica, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Golden Horn Fairyland, explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero road trip site.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Slap Grmecica, Planina Zajamniki, Natural Bathing Place Lajšt
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Natural Bathing Place Lajšt ©
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt
Slap Grmecica ©
Slap Grmecica
Parasailing & Paragliding

4
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Visiting Strunjan Nature Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Bring the kids along to Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve and Šalet Tunnel. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Strunjan Cliff, get a new perspective on nature at Mediadom Pyrhani, admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Piran trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in August: high temperatures in Piran hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Koper, Strunjan, Šalet Tunnel
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Marija Snežne Church ©
Marija Snežne Church
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling

8
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River. Kids will appreciate attractions like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and National Museum of Contemporary History. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum (in Idrija), Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek) and Cross Cave (in Grahovo). And it doesn't end there: walk around Tivoli Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Ljubljana to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, Cross Cave, Škofja Loka Castle, Rinka Waterfall
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cross Cave ©
Cross Cave
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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