11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Venice
Drive:  4 h
1
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Bled
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Venice

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 23rd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, see the interesting displays at Sergej Masera Maritime Museum (Pomorski muzej), then identify plant and animal life at Nature Park Strunjan, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Mediadom Pyrhani, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cloisters of Saint Francis Monastery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Marije Snezne, then Head underground at Skocjan Caves, and finally learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran vacation maker app .

Venice, Italy to Piran is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Piran

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Skocjan Caves, Nature Park Strunjan, Military Museum Tabor
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves

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.
You've now added Lake Bohinj to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Oplen House Museum and Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming. Step off the beaten path and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Church of St John the Baptist. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bohinjsko Jezero: Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas (in Spodnja Sorica) and Naravno Kopalisce Lajst (in Spodnja Idrija). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Prsivec, pause for some serene contemplation at Succursal Church Of The Holy Spirit By The Lake, admire the sheer force of Waterfall Savica, and stroll the grounds of Vojasko Pokopalisce Ukanc.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in May; daily highs in Bohinjsko Jezero reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Church of St John the Baptist, Oplen House Museum, Naravno Kopalisce Lajst, Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas
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Prsivec ©
Prsivec
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Waterfall Savica ©
Waterfall Savica

2
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): trek along Vintgar Gorge, then Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally step off the mainland to explore Bled Island. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Straza Bled, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bled day trip planning tool .

You can take a bus from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bled in an hour. Another option is to drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Vintgar Gorge, Pokljuka Gorge
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Zipline
Straza Bled ©
Straza Bled

4
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Ljubljana Old Town. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tolmin Gorge and Parasailing & Paragliding. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Krizna Jama Cave (in Grahovo) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev), and get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrezje.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Postojna Cave, Tolmin Gorge, Krizna Jama Cave, Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Tolmin Gorge ©
Tolmin Gorge
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum

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