7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Bled Island. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and Wine Tasting Bled. Take a break from Ljubljana with a short trip to Bled Castle in Bled, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, hunt for treasures at Ljubljana Central Market, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

For other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from London in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, stroll around Strunjan Nature Reserve, then take in the exciting artwork at Tartini's House, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally view the masterpieces at Manzioli Square.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Piran trip itinerary planning site.

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. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Piran. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall and then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bovec online travel planner.

Getting from Piran to Bovec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in April; daily highs in Bovec reach 16°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Parks · Museums · Nature
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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.