8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 3 nights
— 1 night
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Drive to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Train to Treviso, Fly to Valletta


Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get a sense of the local culture at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Popular historic sites such as Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Ljubljana Castle are in your itinerary. Dedicate the 6th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take in the views from Cobblers' Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveta Trojica, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

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Valletta, Malta to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Valletta in April, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Piran.
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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 10th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, look for gifts at Guštarna, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine.

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Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Historic Sites · Beaches · Wildlife · Parks
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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 11th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming.

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You can drive from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Piran in April, things will get a bit cooler in Bohinjsko Jezero: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
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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 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, take some stellar pictures from Mangart Saddle, then identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, and finally don't miss a visit to Predil Pass. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church.

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Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Bovec sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel 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.