8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
2
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Solčava
— 1 day
Drive
4
Maribor
— 1 night
Shuttle
5
Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
6
Piran
— 2 nights

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Bled

— 1 night
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 (Mon): look for gifts at Tishler, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bled online vacation maker.

Chur, Switzerland to Bled is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. September in Bled sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Nature · Trails · Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bovec vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Bovec sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Solčava.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Solčava

— 1 day
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
On the 9th (Thu), take a memorable drive along Solčava Panoramic Road, then stroll through Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Mary of the Snow.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Solčava road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Solčava takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Solčava can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Solčava

Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks
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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.
To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Maribor online tour planner.

You can drive from Solčava to Maribor in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then stop by Ljubljana Old Town, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana route planner.

Getting from Maribor to Ljubljana by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Piran

— 2 nights
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 11th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran.

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Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in September, things will get a bit warmer in Piran: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

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.