5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River. Discover out-of-the-way places like Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and Lake Bohinj. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church & Parasailing & Paragliding). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, stroll around Tivoli Park, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Bergamo, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Bergamo in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 5°C in Ljubljana. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 1 night

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

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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. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in May since evenings lows in Piran dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
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Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 3rd (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, admire the sheer force of Koseč Gorges, hike along Krampež Waterfall, then take a memorable drive along Mangart Saddle, and finally take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum.

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Getting from Piran to Bovec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Piran in May, with highs in Bovec at 20°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.