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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 day

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Vienna, Austria to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 5-hour car ride. In April, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Tolmin.
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Tolmin — 2 nights

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tolmin trip itinerary app.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Tolmin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in April; daily highs in Tolmin reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Piran.
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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 5th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Tartini Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter, then enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, and finally see the interesting displays at Hitchhikers Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Piran online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Piran sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Tivoli Park. Bring the kids along to Zipline and Ljubljanica River. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Straža Bled (in Bled) and Cerkev sv. Radegunde na Bregu (in Žirovnica). There's much more to do: have fun and explore at House of Illusions, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and ponder the world of politics at Town Hall.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip maker site.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Ljubljana, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.