8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday maker

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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Piran
— 1 night
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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 3 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.
Bohinjsko Jezero is known for nature, adventure, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Triglav.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planning website.

Werfenweng, Austria to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In October in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. You'll set off for Bovec on the 11th (Mon).

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 11th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec day trip planning tool.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bovec are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Postojna

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Postojna tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Postojna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): make a trip to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, and finally learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Piran day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Piran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, Piran is a bit warmer than Postojna - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Spas · Childrens Museums · Museums

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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.