9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 3 nights
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Barcelona


Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town Centre of Radovljica and St. Martin's Parish Church. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Zipline & Straža Bled) and Church of St. George (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Barcelona in July, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Piran.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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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 8th (Fri): make a trip to Tartini Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Piran road trip planning app.

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 July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Piran, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tolmin.
Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Tolmin — 2 nights

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then hike along Krampež Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tolmin trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Piran to Tolmin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Tolmin sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

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 11th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero travel planner.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tolmin in July; daily highs in Bohinjsko Jezero reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation
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Kranjska Gora — 1 night

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna and then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.