12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Postojna Cave and Vintgar Gorge. Ljubljana Castle and Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Branik Castle (in Branik), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, Straza Bled, & more). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and take in the views from Tromostovje.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana journey planner .

Amsterdam, Holland to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for a bit 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 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge, Prešeren Grove, Branik Castle
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then walk around Nature Park Strunjan, and then Head underground at Skocjan Caves. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Naravni rezervat Škocjanski zatok, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, then partake in some friendly competition at Karra, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Giuseppe Tartini Memorial Room.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran sightseeing planning app .

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Piran, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Strunjan Nature Reserve, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Naravni rezervat Škocjanski zatok, Škocjan Caves, Karra
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 3rd (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, admire the sheer force of Waterfall Savica, then stroll the grounds of Vojasko Pokopalisce Ukanc, and finally fly down the slopes at Vogel Ski Center.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero tour planning site .

You can drive from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Church of St John the Baptist
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel Ski Center ©
Vogel Ski Center
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

3
nights
Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Escape the urban bustle at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps and Zipline. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kranjska Gora: Slap Krampez (in Kobarid), Bovec (Ravelnik Open Air Museum, Kayaking & Canoeing, & more) and Wasserfall Pericnik (in Mojstrana). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bovec, Peričnik Waterfall, Slap Krampez
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps

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