8 days in Ljubljana, Bovec & Piran Itinerary

8 days in Ljubljana, Bovec & Piran Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Bovec
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Piran
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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Museum of Contemporary History and Bled Castle. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Zipline. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Mala Osojnica & Bled Island) and Museum of Hostages (in Begunje na Gorenjskem). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, have fun and explore at House of Illusions, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online visit planner.

Berlin, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. October in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Italian Charnel House, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and then appreciate the views at Soča Valley. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Virje Waterfall, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bovec itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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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 17th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Piran holiday maker site.

Getting from Bovec to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In October, Piran is somewhat warmer than Bovec - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

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