12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Auckland
Fly + Drive:  37 h
1
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Fly:  31 h
End: Auckland

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall and then fly down the slopes at Straza Bled.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero holiday app.

Auckland, New Zealand to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 33- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Auckland to Bohinjsko Jezero, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in September: highs in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bled
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Straza Bled ©
Straza Bled
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

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.
Get outdoors at Kozjak Waterfall and Parasailing & Paragliding. Step off the beaten path and head to Tolmin Gorge and Lake Jasna. Change things up with a short trip to Vršič Pass in Kranjska Gora (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall, stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, and don't miss a visit to Predil Pass.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bovec trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Kobarid, Tolmin Gorge, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Parasailing & Paragliding
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall

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 7th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, then stroll through Portoroz Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church. On the next day, make a trip to Port Piran, then kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Piran trip builder site.

You can drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in September, with highs in Piran at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Svetilnik Beach, Portoroz Beach, Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, don't miss a visit to Mestni Trg, then get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Metelkova, explore the different monuments and memorials at Zale Cemetery, then visit Ljubljana Old Town, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana route builder site.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Piran in September, things will get little chillier in Ljubljana: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trip

Old Town Centre of Radovljica
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Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation ©
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas

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