8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday planner
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Make it your trip
Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Kobarid
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Bengaluru

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Ljubljana — 3 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: Postojna (Predjama Castle, Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama, &more), Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek) and Tunnels Under Old Kranj (in Kranj). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, get in on the family fun at Minicity Ljubljana, explore the different monuments and memorials at Žale Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Contemporary History.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Bengaluru, India to Ljubljana is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in October: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
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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 (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, and finally contemplate the long history of Muda Gate.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Piran trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in October; daily highs in Piran reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Childrens Museums
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Kobarid — 1 night

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Statue of Simon Gregorcic, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church, step into the grandiose world of Tonovec Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Krampež Waterfall, then hike along Koseč Gorges, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kobarid itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Piran to Kobarid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Piran in October, things will get a bit cooler in Kobarid: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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 16th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, don't miss a visit to Stara Fuzina, then hike along Golden Horn Fairyland, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero online trip maker.

You can drive from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails
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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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