8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Piran
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Triglav National Park, Bled Castle, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave). Next up on the itinerary: visit Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary maker site.

Budapest, Hungary to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Piran.
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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.
On the 5th (Wed), walk around Strunjan Nature Reserve, then experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Piran attractions planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in July since evenings lows in Piran dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 6th (Thu), make a trip to Three Country Border, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, explore the activities along Soča Valley, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, Bovec is slightly colder than Piran - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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 8th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planning tool.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.
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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.
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