8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Kobarid
— 1 night
2
Portorož
— 1 night
3
Piran
— 1 night
4
Koper
— 1 night
5
Bled
— 1 night
6
Ljubljana
— 2 nights

1
night
Kobarid

Kobarid ©
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 29th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Soča Valley, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then take in the local highlights with The Walks of Peace, and finally add some adventure to your tour with X Point.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kobarid trip itinerary planning website.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Kobarid is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bratislava in August; daily highs in Kobarid reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Kobarid

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Bovec
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X Point ©
X Point
Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

1
night
Portorož

Portorož ©
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
On the 31st (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Tonina House, stroll around Forma Viva, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then get a new perspective on things with Bananaway, and finally don't miss a visit to Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Portorož trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Portorož takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kobarid in August, things will get a bit warmer in Portorož: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Strunjan Nature Reserve, Tonina House
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Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Forma Viva ©
Forma Viva

1
night
Piran

Piran ©
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 1st (Tue): examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and finally view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Piran day trip app.

Piran is very close to Portorož. August in Piran sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can catch the shuttle to Koper.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
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Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum ©
Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum

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night
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 2nd (Wed), examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery, then walk around Park Pietro Coppo, and finally examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Koper sightseeing planner.

Koper is just a stone's throw from Piran. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Izola, Škocjan Caves
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Koper Regional Museum ©
Koper Regional Museum
Izolana - House of the Sea
Izolana - House of the Sea

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night
Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 3rd (Thu), head off the coast to Bled Island, trek along Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Bled online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In September, Bled is slightly colder than Koper - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

2
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 4th (Fri): visit Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then Head underground at Postojna Cave, and then whizz through the canopy at Adventure Park.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana day trip tool.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Postojna
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

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