8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Piran
— 1 night
2
Lipica
— 1 night
3
Postojna
— Few hours
4
Ljubljana
— 1 night
5
Bled
— 4 nights

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Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): make a trip to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, then get engrossed in the history at Mediadom Pyrhani, then admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Rocco/ Cerkev sv. Roka.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Piran road trip site.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lipica.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Koper, Portorož Beach
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Portorož Beach ©
Portorož Beach
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

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Lipica

Lipica
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lipica itinerary planner.

Drive from Piran to Lipica in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel to Postojna.

Things to do in Lipica

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Casinos
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Postojna

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle and then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave.

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Postojna is just a short distance from Lipica. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Lipica in August: high temperatures in Postojna hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

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Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana attractions planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge
Dragon Bridge ©
Dragon Bridge

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Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Slap Grmečica (in Bohinjska Bistrica) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Lake Bohinj, &more). Spend the 20th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and head off the coast to Bled Island.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Slap Grmečica, Vintgar Gorge
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

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