8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Bus to Trieste, Fly to Madras

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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore hidden gems such as Mostnica Gorge and Peričnik Falls. Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Lake Bohinj. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Vogel (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass & Lake Jasna). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, hit the slopes at Straža Bled, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bled, use our trip itinerary maker.

Chennai, India to Bled is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Chennai in September: high temperatures in Bled hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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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.
On the 5th (Sun), make a trip to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, then stroll through Portorož Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try to win big at Casino Riviera, kick back and relax at Koper City Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Debeli Rtič Landscape Park.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Piran sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by car from Bled to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in September, things will get a bit warmer in Piran: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 7th (Tue), examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec road trip planning tool.

Drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in September; daily highs in Bovec reach 21°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

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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.

Slovenian Istria travel guide

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Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites · Churches