8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Piran
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Piran
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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Piran

— 1 night
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 2nd (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran and then engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran trip planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Piran is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, you will find days in Piran are a bit warmer (11°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Nature · Spas · Museums

Side Trip

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Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Bled (Colnar - Boatman, Mala Osojnica, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana, and walk around Tivoli Park.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in January, things will get slightly colder in Ljubljana: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Slovenia travel guide

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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.