9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 1 day
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Bohinjska Bistrica
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Bled
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4
Škofja Loka
— 1 night
Drive
5
Gorenja Vas
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
7
Kobarid
Drive
8
Tolmin
— 1 night
Drive
9
Kanal
— 1 day
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10
Piran
— 1 night
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Izola
Shuttle
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Koper
Drive
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Vipava
— 1 night
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Semič
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Ljubljana — 1 day

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary builder website.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from London in May, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 23°C. On the 29th (Sun), you're off to Bohinjska Bistrica.
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Bohinjska Bistrica

Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, see the interesting displays at Oplen House Museum, then admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjska Bistrica day trip app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bohinjska Bistrica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Bohinjska Bistrica are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Bled.
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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Andrew and then explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge.

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Bled is very close to Bohinjska Bistrica. In May in Bled, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Škofja Loka.
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Škofja Loka — 1 night

Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Škofja Loka day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bled to Škofja Loka in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 30th (Mon), you're off to Gorenja Vas.
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Gorenja Vas — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Šubic House, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Church - Poljane, admire the striking features of Fortun's Mill, contemplate the long history of The Karlov Mill, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Church - Žiri, and finally examine the collection at A. Primožič 1888 Lace Bobbin Collection. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Žiri Museum, examine the collection at Francis's Shaft, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gorenja Vas trip itinerary planner.

Gorenja Vas is very close to Škofja Loka. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Bovec.
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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.
For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bovec tour planner.

You can drive from Gorenja Vas to Bovec in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kobarid.
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Kobarid

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
On the 1st (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Drežnica Village, trek along Koseč Gorges, and then steep yourself in history at Tonovec Castle.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kobarid trip tool.

Kobarid is just a stone's throw from Bovec. In June, daily temperatures in Kobarid can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Tolmin.
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Tolmin — 1 night

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tolmin itinerary planner.

Tolmin is just a stone's throw from Kobarid. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kobarid in June, with highs in Tolmin at 32°C and lows at 18°C. You will leave for Kanal on the 2nd (Thu).
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Kanal — 1 day

Kanal, frequently referred to as Kanal ob Soči, is a settlement mostly on the left bank of the Soča River in the Slovene Littoral, the traditional region in southwestern Slovenia. On the 2nd (Thu), walk around Sabotin - Peace Park and then take in the views from Kanal Bridge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Kanal online trip planner.

Kanal is just a short distance from Tolmin. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel 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 2nd (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum.

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Traveling by car from Kanal to Piran takes 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Piran are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can take a shuttle to Izola.
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Izola

Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
On the 3rd (Fri), get outside with Šalet Tunnel, contemplate the long history of Villa on Republic Square, and then walk around Park Pietro Coppo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Izola trip builder tool.

Izola is just a stone's throw from Piran. In June, daytime highs in Izola are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can take a shuttle to Koper.
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Koper

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): gain insight at St. Anne's Friary.

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Koper is just a short distance from Izola. In June, daytime highs in Koper are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vipava.
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Vipava — 1 night

Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vipava vacation planner.

You can drive from Koper to Vipava in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 4th (Sat), you're off to Semič.
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Semič

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Semič day trip planning website.

You can drive from Vipava to Semič in 2 hours. On the 4th (Sat), you're off to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): head outdoors with Mount Saint Mary, explore the different monuments and memorials at Žale Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Museum of Puppetry, explore the galleries of City Museum of Ljubljana, contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House, then examine the collection at Slovenian Ethnographic Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planning tool.

You can drive from Semič to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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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.