13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Start: Ljubljana
1
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Kobarid
— 3 nights
Bus:  45 min
4
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Ljubljana

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visit Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Zale Cemetery for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Škofja Loka Castle and Slovenian Ethnographic Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Radovljica (St Peter's Church & Museum of Apiculture). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, have fun and explore at Museum of Puppetry, examine the collection at Railway Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Cooperative Business Bank.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trips

Radovljica, Škofja Loka Castle
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Škofja Loka Castle ©
Škofja Loka Castle
Cankarjevo Nabrežje ©
Cankarjevo Nabrežje
National Museum of Contemporary History ©
National Museum of Contemporary History

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nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at First of May Square and Church of St. Francis of Assisi. Military Museum Tabor and Koper Regional Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Muda Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Rocco/ Cerkev sv. Roka.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Piran online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 53°F in Piran. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Koper, Izola, Military Museum Tabor, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Church of St. Francis of Assisi ©
Church of St. Francis of Assisi
Military Museum Tabor ©
Military Museum Tabor
Church of St. Maurus ©
Church of St. Maurus

3
nights
Kobarid

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 29th (Fri): walk around Razgledni stolp Gonjače, then head outdoors with Magma X, then learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, steep yourself in history at Kozlov Rob, then contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and finally hike along Slap Krampez.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kobarid online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Kobarid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Piran in May, with highs in Kobarid at 64°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for the bus ride to Bovec.

Things to do in Kobarid

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tolmin, Nova Gorica, Razgledni stolp Gonjače, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
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Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) ©
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
Slap Krampez ©
Slap Krampez
Drežnica Village ©
Drežnica Village

3
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Virje Waterfall. Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and Liznjekova house are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Mangart Saddle and The Source of Soca River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Tromeja -Triple border & Ajdovska Deklica) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). There's much more to do: take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, see the interesting displays at Fort Kluze, and make a trip to Predil Pass.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec holiday planner.

Getting from Kobarid to Bovec by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In May, daytime highs in Bovec are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Wed).

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, The Source of Soca River
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Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall
Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery ©
Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
Planica Valley ©
Planica Valley

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