16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly + Shuttle:  17 h 45 min
1
Ljubljana
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Edmonton

7
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Straza Bled, Bled Island, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, stroll around Tivoli Park, and make a trip to Preseren Square.

To find more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana road trip planning tool .

Edmonton, Canada to Ljubljana is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Edmonton to Ljubljana. When traveling from Edmonton in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Pungert With Two Towers and the Church, Vintgar Gorge, Cerknica Lake
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Piran: Skocjan Caves (in Skocjan) and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), stroll around Forma Viva, experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. George.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran road trip site .

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Piran, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Portoroz, Skocjan Caves, Park Pietro Coppo, Nature Park Strunjan, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
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Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

3
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Take a break from Bovec with a short trip to Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and admire the verdant scenery at Soca Valley.

To find traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bovec online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in August; daily highs in Bovec reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Kobarid, Tolmin Gorge
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley

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 11th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

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