8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Mežica
— 1 night
Drive
5
Maribor
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Pisa

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Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 15th (Sun), get great views at Ojstrica, head off the coast to Bled Island, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally trek along Vintgar Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Straža Bled, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bled online trip maker.

Pisa, Italy to Bled is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Pisa in August; daily highs in Bled reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trip

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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.
On the 17th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero visit planner.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Explore Kranjska Gora's surroundings by going to Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing & Zipline) and Kobarid (Kozjak Waterfall & Kobarid Museum). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, and glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mežica.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Mežica

— 1 night
Mežica is a town and a municipality in northern Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, pause for some photo ops at Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, and then pause for some photo ops at Plečnik Monument.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mežica journey tool.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Mežica by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Mežica

Museums

Side Trips

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Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): savor the flavors at Big Guy's Wine Tour and then examine the collection at Old Vine House.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Maribor trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Mežica to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Maribor, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Tours · Museums · Wineries
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Highlights from your trip

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.

Koroška travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Monuments · History Museums