8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Venice, Foot to Venice Marco Polo Airport Viale Luigi, Bus to Sempeter pro Gorici Mahle Letrika, Bus to Bovec
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Kozjak Waterfall. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tolmin Gorge and Soča Valley. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel & Vršič Pass). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Virje Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Bovec trip planner.

New York City, USA to Bovec is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Bovec reach 65°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Transportation · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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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 22nd (Wed), view the masterpieces at Tartini's House, make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Piran tour site.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in September; daily highs in Piran reach 76°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 23rd (Thu), stroll around Tivoli Park, contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Prešeren House. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip builder tool.

Getting from Piran to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in September, things will get little chillier in Ljubljana: highs are around 68°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Adventure · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:

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.