8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Frankfurt

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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 1st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve and then explore the activities along Source of the Soča River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bovec trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Frankfurt, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
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 3rd (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 4th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Triple Bridge, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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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 6th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Postojna journey app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Postojna, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 7th (Sun), stroll through Svetilnik Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, and then stroll around Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Piran takes 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 August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.