8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 8th (Sun), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Dresden, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums

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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 10th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally stroll around Park Pietro Coppo.

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Drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bovec in August; daily highs in Piran reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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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: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Triglav National Park, Bled Island, &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Ljubljana is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Slovenia travel guide

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.