8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights

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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 31st (Sat), visit Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then take in the views from Dragon Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana route builder website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 1st (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Triglav National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Vintgar Gorge, admire the landmark architecture of Bled Island, then fly down the slopes at Straža Bled, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Discover how to plan a Bled trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Cheese Museum of Kobarid, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bovec day trip planning app.

Getting from Bled to Bovec by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Piran

— 2 nights
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 5th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Nika's Tiny House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Piran Aquarium, and finally take a pleasant ride with Lipica Stud Farm.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Piran trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, Piran is somewhat warmer than Bovec - with highs of 85°F and lows of 63°F.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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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.