11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Riyadh

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja) and River Ljubljanica Kanal. Get some cultural insight at Ljubljana Castle and Metelkova. Step out of Ljubljana to go to Radovljica and see Radovljica Old Town, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev), don't miss a visit to Mestni Trg, and get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo nabrezje.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana tour itinerary planner .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Ljubljana is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Radovljica Old Town
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Radovljica Old Town ©
Radovljica Old Town
Cankarjevo Nabrezje ©
Cankarjevo Nabrezje

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 21st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Predor Salet, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, make a trip to Piran Town Walls, then make a trip to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. George.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran trip planner .

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Piran. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Koper, Predor Salet
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Church of St. George
Church of St. George
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Predor Salet ©
Predor Salet

2
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej), then make a trip to Sacrario dei Caduti di Caporetto, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfalls. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the views at Soca Valley, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Bovec vacation planner.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Bovec is slightly colder than Piran - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kobarid, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, Tolmin Gorge
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Kozjak Waterfalls ©
Kozjak Waterfalls
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum
Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery ©

2
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Bled Castle (Blejski Grad) and Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Maria are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Triglav National Park and Waterfall Savica. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bohinjsko Jezero: Bled (Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar), St. Martin's Parish Church, & more).

To see more things to do and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner .

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Vintgar Gorge
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Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
St. Martin's Parish Church ©
St. Martin's Parish Church

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