19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Fly to Klagenfurt, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 7 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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Drive to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Train to Treviso Centrale, Fly to Sofia

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Ljubljana

— 7 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Zipline, Mala Osojnica, &more), Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Spend the 3rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and visit Ljubljana Old Town.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana day trip tool.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Ljubljana is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Škocjan Caves in Škocjan (about 44 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tartini Square, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and walk around Park Pietro Coppo.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Piran journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 11:

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 12th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Triglav.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in August; daily highs in Bohinjsko Jezero reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

Bovec

— 5 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve & Vršič Pass), Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and explore the activities along Source of the Soča River.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bovec tour planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 18:

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.