Istria Itinerary

How We Spent 3 Days on the Istrian Peninsula

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The Istrian Peninsula is a wedge-shaped peninsula located in northwest Croatia. It may look small on a map, but there is a lot to see and do here. Visit charming seaside towns, go cliff jumping at Cape Kamenjak, explore the hill towns, visit Roman ruins, dine on fresh seafood, and soak up the sun at the beach. We spent 3 …

10 Days in Slovenia

10 Days in Slovenia: The Perfect Itinerary for Your First Visit

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10 days in Slovenia is the perfect amount of time to visit the highlights of this amazing country. Tour lovely Ljubljana, spend several days exploring Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj, journey into the Julian Alps, go on a scenic road trip, and end with several days on the Adriatic Sea on this Slovenia itinerary. Why You’ll Love This Trip This …

Piran and Koper in One Day

One Day in Piran and Koper: How to Plan Your Day Trip

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Piran and Koper are two beautiful coastal towns located in Slovenia. Piran is well known for its colorful main square, medieval walls, Venetian-style bell tower, and access to beaches. Koper is smaller, but with its narrow, boutique-lined streets and historical sites, it is worth a quick visit. In this article, learn how to spend one day in Piran and Koper. …

Best Things to do in Piran Slovenia

6 Great Things to do in Piran, Slovenia

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Most of Slovenia is landlocked, with the exception of a tiny sliver of land that stretches out to the Adriatic Sea. Called Slovenian Istria, there are three small coastal towns that dot this short but beautiful coastline: Koper, Izola, and our favorite, Piran. With a colorful main square, medieval walls, a bustling harbor, and lots of great seafood restaurants to …

Slovenia Road Trip

Slovenia Road Trip: Vršič Pass, Soca Valley & Tolmin Gorge

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On this road trip through northwestern Slovenia, drive the Vršič Pass, visit the Soca Valley and the town of Bovec, explore the Tolmin Gorge, and even go on white-knuckle drive to Mangart, the highest road in Slovenia. If you like scenic drives and want to see a beautiful part of the country, this Slovenia road trip is a wonderful day …

Lake Bohinj with Kids

20 Epic Things to do in Slovenia

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Slovenia…this small, mountainous country is one of Europe’s best outdoor destinations. Hike the Julian Alps, explore the karst caves, raft the crystal clear aquamarine rivers, and paddle board on the lakes…these all make the list of the best things to do in Slovenia. If you are planning a trip to Slovenia and need some ideas on where to go, this …

Ljubljana To Do List

14 Best Things to do in Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Lovely Ljubljana…one of our new favorite cities in Europe. This town really made a nice impression on us. It’s colorful, it’s lively, it’s compact, it’s very photogenic, and there are more dragons here than museums. This is the kind of city where it is simply fun to stroll and explore without a long list of attractions to visit. Even so, …

Predjama Castle Slovenia

How to Day Trip to Škocjan Caves and Predjama Castle in Slovenia

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With one day, you can easily visit two of Slovenia’s most unique destinations, the Škocjan Caves and Predjama Castle. Be amazed as you tour the enormous, subterranean world of the Škocjan Caves. Then visit Predjama Castle, the largest cave castle in the world. The Škocjan Caves truly are amazing. I’ve never been “wowed” by a visit to a cave until I saw this place. …

Hiking Julian Alps Slovenia

Hiking the Julian Alps of Slovenia: Vršič Pass to Sleme and Slemenova Špica

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This is a wonderful day hike to do in the Julian Alps of Slovenia. You start at the Vršič Pass, one of the highest roads in Slovenia, and hike to the summit of Slemenova Špica. Along the way, you get to walk through quiet, flower-filled valleys and enjoy spectacular views of the Julian Alps. On a clear day, you are also …

Tolmin Gorge Slovenia

How to Visit Tolmin Gorge in Slovenia

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The Tolmin Gorge is one of many gorgeous places you can visit in Slovenia. Walk along the crystal clear Tolminka River, photograph the moss-covered canyons, and walk on a suspension bridge high above the gorge. What is Tolmin Gorge? Tolmin Gorge, also called Tolminska Korita, is a 1 km long gorge located on the southern end of Triglav National Park. …

Lake Bled

8 Amazing Things to do in Lake Bled, Slovenia

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Lake Bled is one of the most picturesque spots to visit in Slovenia. This small lake has all of the ingredients for the perfect getaway…a castle perched high on a hillside, a pretty little island to visit, hiking trails, secluded swimming spots, and a fantastic sweet treat. Here are 8 of the best things to do in Lake Bled. The …

Lake Bohinj

Lake Bohinj Travel Guide: Itineraries for 1, 2, and 3 Days

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Lake Bohinj is a lovely lake located in Triglav National Park, Slovenia. While you are here, you can fill your time with short hikes, gorgeous views of the lake, stand up paddle boarding and other water sports, and even a ride on a cable car to a mountain peak. Whether you are visiting Lake Bohinj on a quick day trip …

Paddle boarding Bohinj

7 Great Things to do at Lake Bohinj in the Summer

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Lake Bohinj is one of our favorite places in Slovenia. It is an outdoor playground, with opportunities to go hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and swimming. Ride the Vogel cable car for amazing views of Triglav National Park and walk to Savica waterfall, Slovenia’s most popular waterfall. Here are the best things to do at Lake Bohinj. The Best Things to …

Vintgar Gorge Travel Tips

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Vintgar Gorge in Slovenia

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Without a doubt, Vintgar Gorge is one of the most magical places to visit in Slovenia. For 1.6 km, boardwalks crisscross their way along the Radovna River, creating an enchanting landscape that is photogenic and fun to explore. Vintgar Gorge is one of Slovenia’s most popular attractions. Vintgar Gorge was one of our top experiences in Slovenia. It’s gorgeous, it’s …