8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
5
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Frankfurt

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve and then explore the activities along Source of the Soča River. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bovec travel route planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Bovec are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

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 3rd (Sun): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, fly down the slopes at Vogel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero tour itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Transportation

Side Trip

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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.
On the 4th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Triple Bridge, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online vacation planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

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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.
On the 6th (Wed), Head underground at Postojna Cave, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Postojna sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Tartini Square, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Piran trip maker tool.

Drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Postojna in July, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.