8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Leipzig
Drive:  7 h 30 min
1
Bled
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
2
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Piran
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h 30 min
End: Leipzig

2
nights
Bled

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 (Mon): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bled journey tool.

Leipzig, Germany to Bled is an approximately 7.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Lake Bohinj, Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

1
night
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 22nd (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu and then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora online travel planner.

Traveling by bus from Bled to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu ©
Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu

1
night
Piran

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 23rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, then get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

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Getting from Kranjska Gora to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kranjska Gora in July, expect Piran to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Ljubljana is known for historic sites, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the pleasant sights at Breg embankment, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana day trip planning tool.

Drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in July: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge

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