9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner

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Fly to Trieste, Bus to Bovec
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Fly to London Stansted, Train to Tottenham Hale, Train to Birmingham

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip maker app.

Birmingham, UK to Bovec is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and car; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. While traveling from Birmingham, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bovec, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): shop like a local with Nika's Tiny House, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran visit planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Other options are to 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 up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Triglav National Park, Ojstrica, &more), Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online itinerary planner.

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. In August, Ljubljana is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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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.