8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Belgrade
Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
1
Piran
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Bovec
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Belgrade

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night
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 23rd (Sat), view the masterpieces at Tartini's House and then admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran trip planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Piran is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In May, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Škocjan Caves, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

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Bovec

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 25th (Mon): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec tour itinerary site.

Getting from Piran to Bovec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Piran in May, expect Bovec to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Thirsty River Brewing ©
Thirsty River Brewing

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Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planning site.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Outdoors Tours
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall
Parasailing & Paragliding

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nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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: Postojna (Predjama Castle, Postojna Cave, &more), Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Bled Island, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). And it doesn't end there: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, get your game on at Plezalni center Ljubljana, don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square, and ponder the world of politics at Town Hall.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Postojna, Bled, Vintgar Gorge
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle