11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Kobarid
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj and then admire the sheer force of Waterfall Savica. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Naravno Kopalisce Lajst, then see the interesting displays at Idrija Municipal Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Gewerkenegg Castle.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip maker .

Toronto, Canada to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Toronto to Bohinjsko Jezero, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Bohinjsko Jezero when traveling from Toronto in October, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Idrija, Naravno Kopalisce Lajst
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Waterfall Savica ©
Waterfall Savica
Gewerkenegg Castle ©
Gewerkenegg Castle

1
night
Kobarid

A trip to Kobarid takes visitors to the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, in the west of the country.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then don't miss a visit to Tonovcov Grad - Kobarid.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kobarid trip planner .

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kobarid are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the most stunning cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 12th (Sat), learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor, Head underground at Skocjan Caves, then examine the collection at Sergej Masera Maritime Museum (Pomorski muzej), and finally get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, get a new perspective on nature at Mediadom Pyrhani, get engrossed in the history at Tonina House, take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum, and finally examine the collection at Muzej Parenzana.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Piran route website .

Getting from Kobarid to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kobarid in October: high temperatures in Piran hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Koper, Nature Park Strunjan, Skocjan Caves, Military Museum Tabor, Muzej Parenzana
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Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Nature Park Strunjan ©
Nature Park Strunjan

5
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Contemporary History (Muzej Novejse Zgodovine Slovenije) and Technical Museum of Slovenia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ljubljanski Grad and Slovenski Etnografski Muzej. Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Bled Castle, Vintgar Gorge, & more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, see the interesting displays at Tiporenesansa, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Slovenia - Metelkova, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery (Narodna Galerija).

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana visit planner .

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in October; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bled
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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