8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Start: Nice
Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Piran
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Bled
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h
End: Nice

1
night
Piran

Piran
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 2nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, put a fun spin on your tour with Creative Ways, then admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

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Nice, France to Piran is an approximately 8- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In May in Piran, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Fun & Games Historic Sites Museums
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, look for gifts at TojeTo, and don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square.

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Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Piran in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Ljubljana. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Postojna
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

2
nights
Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): hike along Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally get great views at Mala Osojnica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, then browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Lake Bled Train Station.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Bled, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

1
night
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 8th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj and then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

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Traveling by bus from Bled to Bohinjsko Jezero takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Parks
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall