9 days in Alpine Slovenia, Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia & Thermal Pannonian Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Alpine Slovenia, Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia & Thermal Pannonian Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Bus to Bovec
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Podčetrtek
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House and then appreciate the views at Soča Valley. On your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall and then take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bovec visit planner.

Rome, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Rome in August, things will get little chillier in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Praetorian Palace and Magical World of Shells Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Strunjan Nature Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Port Piran, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, make a trip to Piazza Tito, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Piran visit planning tool.

Getting from Bovec to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In August, Piran is somewhat warmer than Bovec - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

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Podčetrtek

— 1 night
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Jelenov Greben Homestead, and then find something for the whole family at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Podčetrtek journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Piran to Podčetrtek takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Wildlife · Fun & Games · Shopping · Theme Parks
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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 23rd (Mon), admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, then look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and then don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, get great views at Ojstrica, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Bled trip app.

Drive from Podčetrtek to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

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