8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
2
Ptuj
— 1 night
3
Piran
— 1 night
4
Bovec
— 2 nights
5
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night

2
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Zipline. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica) and Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding & Straža Bled). There's much more to do: walk around Tivoli Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, make a trip to Old Square (Stari trg), and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana day trip planning tool.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ljubljana is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bled, Old Town Centre of Radovljica
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding
Tivoli Park ©
Tivoli Park

1
night
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, explore the historical opulence of Borl Castle, contemplate the long history of Schloss Dornava, do a tasting at Ptuj Wine Cellar, then examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, and finally examine the collection at Dominican Monastery.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ptuj trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Ptuj in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
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Borl Castle ©
Borl Castle
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Ptuj Wine Cellar ©
Ptuj Wine Cellar

1
night
Piran

Piran
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Piran Aquarium, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Piran online visit planner.

You can drive from Ptuj to Piran in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, Piran is somewhat warmer than Ptuj - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Koper
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Walls of Piran ©
Walls of Piran

2
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Soča Valley, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Bovec vacation app.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In September, Bovec is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Kobarid, Tolmin Gorge
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Zipline
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get the adrenaline pumping with Hike&Bike Slovenia, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero itinerary planner.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Outdoors · Parks
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel ©
Vogel
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

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