8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get in touch with nature at Postojna Cave and Zipline. Kids will enjoy Ljubljana Old Town and Triple Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Bled Island, Straža Bled, &more), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana itinerary maker site.

Bari, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bari in August, expect Ljubljana to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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— 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 16th (Mon): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bovec trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bovec in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Family-friendly places like Strunjan Nature Reserve and Magical World of Shells Museum will thrill your kids. Take a break from the city and head to Škocjan Caves and Portorož Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zusterna Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and make a trip to Tartini Square.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Piran planning site.

Drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Piran: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

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.