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Location: Brnik

Day 1 - 15 Jul 2019

Aéroport Jože Pučnik de Ljubljana

Brnik, Aéroport Jože Pučnik de Ljubljana

Content: There is an airport in Ljubljana which is easily accessible. I didn’t come to Slovenia with this airport, I came by flixbus to the train station from Venice but I think it would be easier to get a flight into the main airport I. Ljubljana if you are thinking of visiting Slovenia!

Location: Ljubljana

Day 1 - 15 Jul 2019

Ljubljana

Ljubljana, Ljubljana

Content: After getting settled at our Airbnb, we discovered the beautiful city centre! I love the river that goes right through the city.

Location: Ljubljana

Day 2 - 16 Jul 2019

Cacao BTC

Ljubljana, Cacao BTC

Content: This café is right on the waters edge and not far from the dragon bridge. They had a wide range of hot drinks and pastries at a good price.

Ljubljana

Ljubljana, Ljubljana

Content: This view is only a few minutes away from the café, it’s a perfect place to start walking around the beautiful city centre!

Town Square

Ljubljana, Town Square
Ljubljana, Town Square

Content: When you walk up the Main Street you will arrive at the town square! I recommend getting here early if you want to enjoy the square alone (on my photos the square is empty but this is because it was midday and 35 degrees Celsius!!! Everyone was hiding from the heat haha!)

Château de Ljubljana

Ljubljana, Château de Ljubljana
Ljubljana, Château de Ljubljana

Content: The castle in Ljubljana is a must see, the views over the city are like no other! Tips: I would recommend getting the funicular up the hill (around 2€ one way) and then walking back down after! The path going down is very pretty and shaded with lots of trees.

Pont des Dragons

Ljubljana, Pont des Dragons

Content: Another must-see in Ljubljana! There are lots of old tales about the dragon that used to live on the hill in this city!

Location: Ljubljana

Day 3 - 17 Jul 2019

Train Station Ljubljana

Ljubljana, Train Station Ljubljana

Content: After our stay in the capital city, we hired a car at the train station (sixt cars) and started our road trip around the country!

Location: Bohinjsko jezero

Day 3 - 17 Jul 2019

Lac de Bohinj

Bohinjsko jezero, Lac de Bohinj

Content: Our first stop was the Bohinj lake! This lake is perfect for swimming and walking around. At the far end of the lake we found a walking trail (seen on photo) and we decided to discover where the path led to!

Lac de Bohinj

Bohinjsko jezero, Lac de Bohinj
Bohinjsko jezero, Lac de Bohinj

Content: After 20 minutes walk we arrived at this beautiful spot. The water was turquoise blue.

Camp Bohinj

Bohinjsko jezero, Camp Bohinj

Content: After our walk we came back to the lake and had some lunch at the camping site on the lake. The prices were reasonable and the food was simple but tasty !

Location: Spodnja Sorica

Day 3 - 17 Jul 2019

Spodnja Sorica

Spodnja Sorica, Spodnja Sorica

Content: Then we headed to our guest house which was situated in the middle of the countryside! The green valleys there are absolutely stunning.

Location: Sorica

Day 3 - 17 Jul 2019

Apartmaji Tolc

Sorica, Apartmaji Tolc

Content: This guest house was very reasonable, clean and with beautiful views! There is no noise whatsoever seeing the calm surroundings. The man who owns the guest house was also very helpful and kind. We had breakfast there everyday and it was delicious! When I go back to Slovenia I am definitely staying at this place again!

Location: Soča

Day 4 - 18 Jul 2019

Soča

Soča, Soča
Soča, Soča

Content: The soca valley is a must-see with its turquoise waters and calm surroundings. There are many water activities you can do around here. We parked our hire car near the famous bridge and when for a walk around the river.

Location: Kobarid

Day 4 - 18 Jul 2019

Slap Kozjak

Kobarid, Slap Kozjak

Content: We then visited a waterfall, this place can get busy during tourist season so be mindful when choosing which time you visit.

Location: Tolmin

Day 4 - 18 Jul 2019

Tolmin Gorges

Tolmin, Tolmin Gorges

Content: The tolmin gorges are stunning! There is a path you can follow around the gorges. Tips : some of these places are free but keep in mind that the parking can be expensive!

Location: Bohinjsko jezero

Day 5 - 19 Jul 2019

Lac de Bohinj

Bohinjsko jezero, Lac de Bohinj

Content: We went back to the Bohinj lake to admire the church.

Lac de Bohinj

Bohinjsko jezero, Lac de Bohinj

Content: Not far from the lake there is a beautiful walk with some stunning water features. This was the view of the car park! (Here again you have to pay for the parking)

Location: Stara Fužina

Day 5 - 19 Jul 2019

Stara Fužina

Stara Fužina, Stara Fužina
Stara Fužina, Stara Fužina

Content: Here are some of the beautiful water formations you can see on the walk! Tips : you have to pay to enter this walk (I don’t remember the price but I remember that it wasn’t a lot of money.)

Location: Bled

Day 6 - 20 Jul 2019

Lac de Bled

Bled, Lac de Bled

Content: This morning we woke up very early and went to the famous lake Bled! I would recommend getting there early like we did in order to enjoy the morning peace and quiet.

Lac de Bled

Bled, Lac de Bled
Bled, Lac de Bled

Content: We rented a boat for 1h30 (it was 15 to 20€ for 3 people) and we towed to Bled island!

Île de Bled

Bled, Île de Bled
Bled, Île de Bled

Content: I loved visiting Bled island! It doesn’t take long to walk around as it is quite small, so we enjoyed some ice cream in the coffee shop there.

Île de Bled

Bled, Île de Bled
Bled, Île de Bled

Content: The views from the island are beautiful especially on a sunny day.

Camping Bled

Bled, Camping Bled

Content: After we returned the boat we decided to get a better view of the lake. Near the camp site in Bled there is a path (very steep) that takes you to the top of a small hill. There are signs and sometimes a lot of people so don’t worry about getting lost.

Location: Postojna

Day 7 - 21 Jul 2019

Château de Predjama

Postojna, Château de Predjama

Content: We left our guest house that morning and continued our road trip to the southern part of the country. The Predjama castle is very unique and worth a visit.

Gostilnica predjamka

Postojna, Gostilnica predjamka

Content: We found a great restaurant with the best views over the castle. Food was delicious and not expensive.

Postojna

Postojna, Postojna

Content: We then visited some caves! I would definitely recommend visiting the famous caves, they really are breathtaking! You couldn’t take photos inside this cave.

Location: Piran - Pirano

Day 7 - 21 Jul 2019

TOP Line apartments

Piran - Pirano, TOP Line apartments

Content: That evening we arrived at the seaside town of Piran! We had to park the car in a car park outside of Piran and get a shuttle bus to the centre (you can’t drive in this town). Our appartment was located right in the historical centre and was at a great price!

Location: Piran - Pirano

Day 8 - 22 Jul 2019

Piran - center

Piran - Pirano, Piran - center

Content: The town centre of Piran is very cute and has many pretty coffee shops.

St. George's Parish Church

Piran - Pirano, St. George's Parish Church
Piran - Pirano, St. George's Parish Church
Piran - Pirano, St. George's Parish Church

Content: I really enjoyed walking up the church in Piran. It doesn’t cost a lot of money and you can see great views over the whole town!

Walls of Piran

Piran - Pirano, Walls of Piran

Content: Another place to get amazing views over Piran is from the town walls. Yet again the price was good.

St. George's Parish Church

Piran - Pirano, St. George's Parish Church

Content: Don’t miss Piran’s beautiful sunset from the church! You can even see Italy in the distance.

Location: Brnik - Aerodrom

Day 9 - 23 Jul 2019

Ljubljana Airport

Brnik - Aerodrom, Ljubljana Airport

Content: I hope that you enjoyed this travel guide! :)