8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kranj
— 1 night
2
Škofja Loka
— 1 night
3
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
4
Izola
— Few hours
5
Koper
— 2 nights

1
night
Kranj

Kranj ©
The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at St. Jošt Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Šum Waterfall, look for gifts at Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio, then don't miss a visit to Tunnels Under Old Kranj, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Toll House.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kranj trip itinerary website.

Ljubljana to Kranj is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August in Kranj, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. You'll set off for Škofja Loka on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Kranj

Nature · Parks · Shopping
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St. Jošt Church ©
St. Jošt Church
Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio ©
Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio
Tunnels Under Old Kranj ©
Tunnels Under Old Kranj

1
night
Škofja Loka

Škofja Loka ©
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jacob Church, don't miss a visit to Marian and Holy Trinity Columns, then snap pictures at The Devil's Bridge, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Blegoš.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Škofja Loka trip itinerary website.

Škofja Loka is just a stone's throw from Kranj. In August, daily temperatures in Škofja Loka can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Mount Blegoš ©
Mount Blegoš
Marian and Holy Trinity Columns ©
Marian and Holy Trinity Columns
The Devil's Bridge ©
The Devil's Bridge

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding & Bled Castle), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Škofja Loka to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Fri) before leaving for Izola.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Bled, Vintgar Gorge, Postojna Cave
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

few
hours
Izola

Izola
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
On the 4th (Fri), walk around Park Pietro Coppo.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Izola day trip planning site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Izola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in September; daily highs in Izola reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can take a shuttle to Koper.

Things to do in Izola

Parks
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2
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Rotunda of St John the Baptist. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then admire the striking features of Piazza Tito.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Koper day trip planning tool.

Koper is very close to Izola. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Škocjan Caves, Predjama Castle
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Koper Regional Museum ©
Koper Regional Museum

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