8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bohinjska Bistrica
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Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Paris


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 20th (Sat), steep yourself in history at The Church Of Mary Immaculate, take an in-depth tour of Škofja Loka Castle, then examine the collection at National Museum of Contemporary History, and finally explore the activities along Ljubljanica River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

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Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Piran.
Historic Sites · Museums · Adventure · Tours
Side Trip
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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 22nd (Mon): make a trip to Walls of Piran, then have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Piran day trip site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Piran, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Škocjan.
Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Škocjan — 1 night

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Škocjan trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Piran to Škocjan takes an hour. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Predjama.
Nature · Parks
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Predjama — 1 night

Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Nanos Plateau and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Predjama road trip site.

Traveling by car from Škocjan to Predjama takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bohinjska Bistrica.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Side Trip
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Bohinjska Bistrica — 3 nights

Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then make a trip to Italian Charnel House, and then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

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Drive from Predjama to Bohinjska Bistrica in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjska Bistrica are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Side Trips
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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.