8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Kranjska Gora
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 day
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Lipica
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Piran
— 1 night
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Kobarid
— 1 night
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Bovec
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Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 25th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna and then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bled.
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Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Hostages.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bled trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will leave for Bohinjsko Jezero on the 27th (Fri).
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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.
On the 27th (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and then pedal to the sights with Hike&Bike Slovenia.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary maker tool.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. In May in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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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.
On the 28th (Sat), wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana journey builder site.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lipica.
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Lipica — 1 night

Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lipica online holiday builder.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Lipica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in May, Lipica is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Postojna.
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Postojna — 1 night

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
On the 29th (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, look for gifts at Guštarna, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Postojna tour planner.

Postojna is just a stone's throw from Lipica. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Postojna when traveling from Lipica in May, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Piran.
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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 31st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran trip planner.

Drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Postojna in May, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 1 night

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kobarid trip tool.

Drive from Piran to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Piran in May, expect Kobarid to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Bovec.
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Bovec

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 1st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Virje Waterfall.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bovec vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Bovec is very close to Kobarid. June in Bovec sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive back home.
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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.
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