8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Venice Treviso, Train to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Drive to Bovec
— 1 night
— 1 night
— 5 nights
Shuttle to Klagenfurt, Fly to Sofia


Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bovec trip tool.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Bovec is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight, train, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sofia in July, expect nights in Bovec to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Piran.
Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then take in the waterfront at Port Piran, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran attractions planning website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, Piran is somewhat warmer than Bovec - with highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Childrens Museums
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Ljubljana — 5 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 Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Bled Island, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). There's still lots to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, have fun and explore at House of Illusions, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip maker tool.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in July, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Adventure
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Slovenia travel guide

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.