9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tolmin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Piran
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Ljubljana
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  14​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

1
day
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 7th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj and then hit the slopes at Vogel Ski Center.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder website .

Washington DC, USA to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Bohinjsko Jezero, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in July; daily highs in Bohinjsko Jezero reach 77°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Vogel Ski Center ©
Vogel Ski Center
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

1
night
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
Kranjska Gora is a town in northwestern Slovenia, on the Sava Dolinka River in the Upper Carniola region, close to the Austrian and Italian borders. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, then explore the striking landscape of Lake Jasna, and finally see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora tour app .

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
The Russian Chapel ©
The Russian Chapel

1
night
Tolmin

Tolmin ©
Tolmin is a small town in northwestern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, then make a trip to Italian Charnel House, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej), and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Kozjak.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tolmin trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Tolmin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kranjska Gora in July: high temperatures in Tolmin hover around 86°F and lows are around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Kobarid
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Slap Kozjak ©
Slap Kozjak
Tolmin Gorge ©
Tolmin Gorge
Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej) ©

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Piran

Piran ©
On the 10th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. George, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, then make a trip to Piran Town Walls, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Piran day trip planner.

Getting from Tolmin to Piran by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Koper, Nature Park Strunjan
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Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George
Piran Town Walls ©
Piran Town Walls
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

4
nights
Ljubljana

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Prešeren's Monument. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Vintgar Gorge, Lake Bled, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljanski Grad, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge (Zmajski Most), and appreciate the history behind Seminary Palace and Library.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner .

Drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, Ljubljana is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bled, Prešeren's Monument
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Ljubljanski Grad ©
Ljubljanski Grad

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