8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, then witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bovec is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. In July, daytime highs in Bovec are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Piran.
Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Wildlife
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Piran — 1 night

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 24th (Mon): kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, then take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in July, with highs in Piran at 35°C and lows at 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
Wildlife · Parks · Beaches · Childrens Museums
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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Bring the kids along to Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle), Bled (Zipline, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, look for gifts at Ika, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

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Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature
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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.