8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stara Fužina
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 21st (Wed), stroll around Tivoli Park, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. On your second day here, Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana visit planning tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Historic Sites

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Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Koper trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Koper by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Koper. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

Bovec

— 2 nights
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 25th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, then admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec route maker.

You can drive from Koper to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in July, things will get a bit cooler in Bovec: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Stara Fužina.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Stara Fužina

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Stara Fužina trip app.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Stara Fužina takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Stara Fužina

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then stroll through Vintgar Gorge, and finally step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bled road trip planner.

Bled is just a short distance from Stara Fužina. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

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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.