9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 1 night
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Bohinjska Bistrica
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Piran
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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 8th (Sat): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, then explore the activities along Soča Valley, and finally admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bovec trip planner.

Forli, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Forli in July: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Bled.
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Bled — 1 night

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 10th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled day trip website.

Drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive 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.
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Bohinjska Bistrica is very close to Bled. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjska Bistrica are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 11th (Tue), you'll travel to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Triple Bridge. Venture out of the city with trips to Solčava (Rinka Waterfall & Logar Valley Landscape Park). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, walk around Tivoli Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

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Getting from Bohinjska Bistrica to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Postojna.
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Postojna — 1 night

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
On the 14th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally view the masterpieces at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Postojna trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) 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.
On the 15th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, stroll through Portorož Beach, get a new perspective on nature at Mediadom Pyrhani, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Piran trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 21°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.
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