20 days in Soča, Bohinjsko Jezero & Piran Itinerary

20 days in Soča, Bohinjsko Jezero & Piran Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Soča
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Soča
— 4 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 5 nights
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Piran
— 10 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dusseldorf

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Soča — 4 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Šmartno and Gonjače Viewing Tower. Visiting Source of the Soča River and Krčnik Troughs will get you outdoors. Take a break from Soča with a short trip to Divje Babe Archaeological Park in Cerkno, about 50 minutes away.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Soča trip itinerary planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Soča is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dusseldorf in August; daily highs in Soča reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 5 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Church of St John the Baptist and Franja Partisan Hospital. Get in touch with nature at Lake Bohinj and Savica Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bohinjsko Jezero: Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče), Gorenja Vas (Church of St. John the Baptist & Fortun's Mill) and Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit (in Tolmin). On the 23rd (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, see the interesting displays at Oplen House Museum, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero online holiday planner.

Getting from Soča to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Soča in August, with highs in Bohinjsko Jezero at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 10 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Portorož Beach and Koper City Beach. Visiting Škocjan Caves and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. When in Piran, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Vipava, approximately Vipava away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, head outdoors with Šalet Tunnel, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, and kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Piran online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in August, expect Piran to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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