8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get great views at Ojstrica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bled Island, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally trek along Vintgar Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Straža Bled, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled trip planner.

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. In August, Bled is little chillier than Pisa - with highs of 80°F and lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Adventure · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero attractions planning site.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:

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 Kobarid (Kozjak Waterfall & Kobarid Museum) and Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing & Zipline). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, make a trip to The Russian Chapel, and explore the activities along Lake Jasna.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mežica.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

Mežica

— 1 night
Mežica is a town and a municipality in northern Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, and then appreciate the history behind Plečnik Monument.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mežica trip planner.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Mežica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Mežica

Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour and then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Maribor travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mežica to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Maribor are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Wineries · Tours
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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