8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Make it your trip
— 3 nights
— 3 nights
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Paris


Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Bled Castle and Ljubljana Castle will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Ljubljana Old Town and Wine Tasting Bled. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding & Galerija Mikame) and Museum of Apiculture (in Radovljica). Spend the 25th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana attractions website.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Piran.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
Side Trips
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Piran — 3 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Visit Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach for some beach relaxation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Magical World of Shells Museum and Nika's Tiny House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Piran: Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and get a new perspective on nature at Mediadom Pyrhani.

To see ratings and other tourist information, use the Piran vacation 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. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in September, with highs in Piran at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.
Museums · Parks · Beaches · Childrens Museums
Side Trips
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Kranjska Gora — 1 night

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora trip app.

You can drive from Piran to Kranjska Gora in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Piran in October: high temperatures in Kranjska Gora hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trip
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Slovenia travel guide

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.