8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation maker

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Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
2
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Solčava
— 1 day
Drive
4
Maribor
— 1 night
Shuttle
5
Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
6
Piran
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then look for gifts at Tishler, and finally identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bled Island, then stroll through Vintgar Gorge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John the Baptist.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bled online itinerary maker.

Chur, Switzerland to Bled is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. September in Bled sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

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 14th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then explore the activities along Virje Waterfall.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bovec tour builder.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

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Solčava

— 1 day
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Mary of the Snow, take a memorable drive along Solčava Panoramic Road, and then walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Solčava travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Solčava takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Solčava, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Solčava

Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Maribor online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 16th (Thu), you're off to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana vacation planner.

Take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, then walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and then make a trip to Walls of Piran.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 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. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.