8 days in Alpine Slovenia, Slovenian Istria & Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Alpine Slovenia, Slovenian Istria & Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
4
Kobarid
— 1 night
Drive
5
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Copenhagen

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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Bring the kids along to Parasailing & Paragliding and Straža Bled. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Town Centre of Radovljica and St. Martin's Parish Church. The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bled trip tool.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Bled is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Copenhagen in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bled, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
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 24th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero online trip planner.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Transportation · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Jasna, then don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kranjska Gora trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:

Kobarid

— 1 night
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kobarid trip planning site.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kobarid are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Kobarid

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:

Piran

— 1 night
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 27th (Tue): make a trip to Tartini Square, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery.

Before you visit Piran, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kobarid in July: high temperatures in Piran hover around 35°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

Ljubljana

— 1 night
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 28th (Wed): snap pictures at Triple Bridge, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip maker tool.

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. In July, Ljubljana is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:

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Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · Churches