8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Postojna (Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, &more). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and walk around Tivoli Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana journey planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Ljubljana is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. In January, Ljubljana is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Piran.
Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): stop by Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, then make a trip to Tartini Square, then relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, and finally see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Piran visit planning tool.

Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in January; daily highs in Piran reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bovec.
Shopping · Spas · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and then cruise along Mangart Saddle.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bovec journey builder.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Piran in January; daily highs in Bovec reach 2°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Bled.
Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive
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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 20th (Thu): stroll through Vintgar Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bled trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Bovec to Bled by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Bled are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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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.