8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation maker

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
3
Log pod Mangartom
Drive
4
Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
6
Piran
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Postojna (Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, &more). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and make a trip to Ljubljana Castle.

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Moscow, Russia to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Ljubljana is minus 2 hours. In October, Ljubljana is somewhat warmer than Moscow - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Bovec in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Log pod Mangartom.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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Log pod Mangartom

Log pod Mangartom, is a settlement in the Municipality of Bovec in the Littoral region of Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery.

Before you visit Log pod Mangartom, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Log pod Mangartom is just a stone's throw from Bovec. In October, daytime highs in Log pod Mangartom are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bled.

Things to do in Log pod Mangartom

Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): trek along Mala Osojnica, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bled Island, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass and then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bled trip maker.

Traveling by car from Log pod Mangartom to Bled takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Bled are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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 18th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero holiday builder tool.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a stone's throw from Bled. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Piran.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Piran

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 19th (Tue): experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm and then make a trip to Tartini Square.

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You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in October, with highs in Piran at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Maribor.
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Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 20th (Wed), stroll through Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Maribor trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Piran to Maribor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in October, things will get slightly colder in Maribor: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Winter Sports · 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.