6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 day

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then fly down the slopes at Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planning website.

Budapest, Hungary to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Budapest in September, expect nights in Bohinjsko Jezero to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 1 night

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
On the 19th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Great Soča Gorge, get outside with Outdoor Activities, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, and finally see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kobarid trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kobarid in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Kobarid sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough 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.
On the 20th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, make a trip to Walls of Piran, then admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Piran trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kobarid in September, things will get a bit warmer in Piran: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Zipline and Ljubljanica River. Venture out of the city with trips to Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Bled Island, Wine Tasting Bled, &more). There's much more to do: walk around Tivoli Park, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, have fun and explore at House of Illusions, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana day trip website.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in September; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time 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.