8 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.
National Museum of Contemporary History and House of Illusions are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ljubljana Central Market and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Step out of Ljubljana to go to Bled and see Zipline, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 14th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 11th (Tue) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Ljubljana. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, things will get colder in Ljubljana: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Piran.
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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.
On the 15th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, then shop like a local with Duka Gallery, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, stroll through Portorož Beach, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then get into the urban bustle at Kidrič Street, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Koper City Beach.

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Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in October; daily highs in Piran reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tolmin.
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Tolmin — 1 night

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Italian Charnel House, then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

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You can drive from Piran to Tolmin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Tolmin, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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 18th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas.

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You can drive from Tolmin to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tolmin in October: high temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to fly 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.