8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Lisbon

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Ljubljana

— 3 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 Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Bled Island, Bled Castle, &more). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip maker tool.

Lisbon, Portugal to Ljubljana is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Ljubljana due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Lisbon in July, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

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Drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Joseph.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec holiday maker website.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Piran trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in July, expect Piran to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 21°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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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.