8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lipica
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive

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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the views from Cobblers' Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Tivoli Park, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, look for gifts at Craft Room, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online itinerary maker.

Nuremberg, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for Lipica.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Lipica

Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery, examine the collection at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, and then tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lipica trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Lipica in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Lipica is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Golf
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Piran

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 10th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Tartini's House, then make a trip to Tartini Square, then admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, and finally engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Piran trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Lipica to Piran by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August in Piran, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Škocjan.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Škocjan

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Škocjan day trip planning app.

You can drive from Piran to Škocjan in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Bled.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature
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Highlights from your trip

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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Bled online travel route planner.

You can drive from Škocjan to Bled in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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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.