11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
2
Postojna
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Piran
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Bled
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: London

2
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ljubljana Old Town. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Preseren Square, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and then find something for the whole family at Minicity Ljubljana. On your second day here, get outside with Smarna Gora, then get outside with Balonarski Center Barje, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from London in July, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Neighborhoods Theme Parks
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljanica River ©
Ljubljanica River
Balonarski Center Barje ©
Balonarski Center Barje

1
night
Postojna

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): Head underground at Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then have some family-friendly fun at Creative Ways. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Planina Cave, then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, then Head underground at Krizna Jama Cave, and finally stop by Gustarna.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Postojna day trip website.

You can take a bus from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Postojna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Krizna Jama Cave, Cerknica Lake
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Krizna Jama Cave ©
Krizna Jama Cave
Planina Cave ©
Planina Cave

1
night
Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 28th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Portoroz Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Piran day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Piran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Postojna in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Piran. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Strunjan Nature Reserve, Portoroz Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zipline and Positive sport. Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Kozjak Waterfalls. There's more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and explore the activities along The Source of Soca River.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bovec online route maker.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July, Bovec is slightly colder than Piran - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Kobarid, The Source of Soca River
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Kozjak Waterfalls ©
Kozjak Waterfalls
Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline

3
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get outdoors at Vintgar Gorge and Lake Bohinj. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Straza Bled. There's much more to do: get great views at Mala Osojnica, glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and stroll around Spa Park.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Vintgar Gorge, Lake Bohinj
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Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

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