8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
Make it your trip
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 day
— 4 nights
— 1 night
— 2 nights


Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 day

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 24th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero tour itinerary maker website.

Salzburg, Austria to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:

Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Popular historic sites such as Bled Castle and Ljubljana Castle are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, Wine Tasting Bled, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Spend the 28th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

Find out how to plan Ljubljana trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Piran.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 28:

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 29th (Thu): make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally admire the striking features of Sodna palaca.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Piran trip 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. Traveling from Ljubljana in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Piran: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:

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 30th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and finally see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip builder.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September, Bovec is slightly colder than Piran - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:

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.