8 days in Ljubljana, Bohinj & Piran Itinerary

8 days in Ljubljana, Bohinj & Piran Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then examine the collection at Slovenian Ethnographic Museum, and then examine the collection at National Museum of Contemporary History. On the next day, explore the ancient world of City Museum of Ljubljana, then steep yourself in history at Plečnik's House, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Munich, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 nights
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 20th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery and then trek along Golden Horn Fairyland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, and then examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero tour planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Piran.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Museums · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:

Piran

— 2 nights
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 22nd (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: stop by Nika's Tiny House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Piran route planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in September, expect Piran to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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