7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Piran
— 1 night
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Idrija
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 1 night
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Bled
— 1 night
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, visit Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, Head underground at Postojna Cave, then see the interesting displays at Karst Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana day trip planning site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Ljubljana, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, you will find days in Ljubljana are little chillier (31°C), and nights are colder (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

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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 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to 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 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Idrija.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Idrija

— 1 night
While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of The Karlov Mill, pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital, examine the collection at Hg Smeltery, then explore the galleries of Gewerkenegg Castle, and finally make a trip to Idrija Kamšt.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Idrija trip planning website.

You can drive from Piran to Idrija in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Idrija hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Idrija

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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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 8th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bovec trip app.

Drive from Idrija to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

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Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 9th (Mon), trek along Vintgar Gorge, look for gifts at Tishler, then head off the coast to Bled Island, then stroll through Straža Bled, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trip

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip maker app.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure
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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.