8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 1 day
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Ptuj
— 1 night
Drive
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Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Zgornje Gorje
— 1 night
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Bled
— 1 night
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Ljubljana — 1 day

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 7th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and finally ponder the world of politics at Town Hall.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana journey planner.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ptuj.
Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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Ptuj — 1 night

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street, then make a trip to Church of St. George, and finally explore the historical opulence of Slovenska Bistrica Castle.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ptuj online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Ptuj in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Predjama.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Predjama — 1 night

Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. On the 9th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nanos Plateau and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Predjama trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Ptuj to Predjama by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Piran.
Nature · Historic Sites · Trails · Parks
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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 10th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, stroll through Portorož Beach, 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.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Piran trip builder app.

Getting from Predjama to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Piran are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bovec road trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Piran in July; daily highs in Bovec reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Zgornje Gorje.
Nature · Parks · Transportation · Historic Sites
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Zgornje Gorje — 1 night

Nestled in a green valley and surrounded by rolling hills, Zgornje Gorje is dominated by the spire of the parish church in the center of the village.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, then hike along Vintgar Gorge, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mežakla Plateau.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zgornje Gorje tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Zgornje Gorje by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Zgornje Gorje can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bled.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails
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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.
On the 14th (Thu), stroll through Straža Bled, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then indulge your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planner.

Bled is very close to Zgornje Gorje. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Winter Sports
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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.