8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip maker

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stop by Tishler, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then glide through the air 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 other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

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

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:

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, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bovec day trip 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. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Solčava Panoramic Road, then stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Mary of the Snow.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Solčava visit planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Solčava in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Solčava, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

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.
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Traveling by car from Solčava to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Maribor are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 10th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ljubljana trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

Piran

— 2 nights
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 11th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, then 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.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Piran trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in September, expect Piran to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 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.