9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
2
Piran
— 1 night
3
Kobarid
— 2 nights
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night

4
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bled Castle and Parasailing & Paragliding. Let the collections at House of Illusions and Museum of Puppetry capture your imagination. When in Ljubljana, make a side trip to see Bled Island in Bled, approximately Bled away. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana travel itinerary planner.

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 changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bled
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding
Cankarjevo Nabrežje ©
Cankarjevo Nabrežje

1
night
Piran

Piran
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 20th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, thenkick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Piran road trip planning website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Beaches Museums

Side Trips

Portorož Beach, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Portorož Beach ©
Portorož Beach

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then contemplate the long history of Ravelnik Open Air Museum. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kobarid trip maker site.

Getting from Piran to Kobarid by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, things will get a bit cooler in Kobarid: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Bovec, Tolmin Gorge
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

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Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 23rd (Mon), hike along Golden Horn Fairyland, thenget engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Oplen House Museum
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum
Golden Horn Fairyland ©
Golden Horn Fairyland