8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 2 nights
— 1 night


Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bled Castle and Bled Island. Discover out-of-the-way places like Zipline and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Postojna Cave (in Postojna), Museum of Pharmacy and Alchemy (in Radovljica) and Straža Bled (in Bled). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, take in the views from Triple Bridge, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, and stop by Ljubljana Old Town.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 2 nights

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.
On the 14th (Mon), examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Italian Charnel House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then identify plant and animal life at Virje Waterfall, and finally take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kobarid planning site.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kobarid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kobarid are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive 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.
On the 16th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and finally learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Piran trip planner.

Drive from Kobarid to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Piran is a bit warmer than Kobarid - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.
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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.