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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Vintgar Gorge will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Ljubljana Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Castle, Wine Tasting Bled, &more) and Museum of Apiculture (in Radovljica). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana tour planner.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Piran.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Magical World of Shells Museum and Military Museum Tabor. When in Piran, make a side trip to see Škocjan Caves in Škocjan, approximately Škocjan away. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, have fun and explore at Mediadom Pyrhani, and examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Piran sightseeing 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 nights when traveling from Ljubljana in May since evenings lows in Piran dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Liznjekova house, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and then examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip site.

Getting from Piran to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Piran in May, with highs in Kranjska Gora at 20°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time 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.