8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Postojna
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 2 nights

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 25th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Triglav and then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planning website.

Ghent, Belgium to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 12.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In May in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Piran.
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Nature · Parks
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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.
You've now added Rent a Boat Portoroz to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran travel route builder site.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in May; daily highs in Piran reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Postojna.
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Tours · Transportation · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trip
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Postojna

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
On the 29th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Postojna planning website.

Drive from Piran to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Postojna. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ljubljana.
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Historic Sites
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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.
You've now added Ljubljana Old Town to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Postojna to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. May in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bled.
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Neighborhoods
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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.
To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bled online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Trails · Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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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.
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