9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step off the beaten path and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Tivoli Park. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle), Bled (Bled Island & St. Martin's Parish Church) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). The adventure continues: visit Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary maker tool.

Milan, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Milan in August, expect Ljubljana to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
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 12th (Wed): shop like a local with Nika's Tiny House, admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, make a trip to Walls of Piran, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Piran trip planner.

You can 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 somewhat warmer nights in Piran, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Piran

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Koper, Military Museum Tabor, Škocjan Caves
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Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
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Tartini Square
Walls of Piran ©
Walls of Piran

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, thengo from sight to sight with Vogel, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel ©
Vogel
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

2
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Virje Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Ravelnik Open Air Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, thensee the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and finally admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobarid, Tolmin Gorge
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum

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