8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Piran
— 1 night
— 1 night
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Shuttle to Pula, Fly to Paris


Piran — 1 night

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 22nd (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Piran day trip planner.

Paris, France to Piran is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in August; daily highs in Piran reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll travel to Izola.
Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites
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Izola — 1 night

Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
On the 23rd (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and then enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Izola planner.

Izola is just a stone's throw from Piran. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Ljubljana.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Contemporary History and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana day trip site.

Traveling by car from Izola to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Izola in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Adventure · Tours
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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.
On the next day, stroll through Straža Bled, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and then hike along Mala Osojnica.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bled driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Portorož.
Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails
Side Trips
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Portorož — 1 night

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
On the 29th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve and then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Portorož day trip website.

Getting from Bled to Portorož by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in August, Portorož is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Beaches · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trip
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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.