9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec
— 1 night
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Piran
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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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 20th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bovec trip itinerary planner.

Szczytno, Poland to Bovec is an approximately 14-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Piran vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, Piran is a bit warmer than Bovec - with highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ljubljanica River and Town Hall. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Bled Castle, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, stroll around Tivoli Park, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ljubljana using our trip 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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Piran in December, with highs in Ljubljana at 5°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 nights
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 26th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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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.