8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bologna
Drive:  5 h 45 min
1
Piran
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
End: Bologna

1
night
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 3rd (Mon), get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran trip planner.

Bologna, Italy to Piran is an approximately 4-hour car ride. August in Piran sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Piran

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Škocjan Caves, Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally see the interesting displays at Oplen House Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Piran in August, with highs in Bohinjsko Jezero at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Parks Transportation

Side Trip

Oplen House Museum
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel ©
Vogel
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

5
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Triglav National Park, Bled Island, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, walk around Tivoli Park, Head underground at Postojna Cave, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge, Nativity Museum (Muzej jaslic)
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

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