8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Island, Bled Castle, &more), Postojna (Guštarna, Postojna Cave, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

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Bologna, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bologna in July, with highs in Ljubljana at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

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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 28th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Vinakras Sežana, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Walls of Piran, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Piran trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Piran. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

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In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 30th (Fri), appreciate the views at Soča Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Getting from Piran to Bovec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In July, Bovec is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

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Slovenia travel guide

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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.