8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
2
Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
3
Vipava
— 1 night
Drive
4
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
5
Bovec
— 3 nights
Fly to Frankfurt, Train to Baden-Baden

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Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Bled road trip app.

Baden-Baden, Germany to Bled is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. July in Bled sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Ljubljana

— 1 night
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 18th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online tour planner.

Getting from Bled to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vipava.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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Vipava

— 1 night
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, Head underground at Postojna Cave, and then indulge your senses at Vino Zorz.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vipava trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Vipava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Vipava, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Vipava

Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:

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 20th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Piran trip builder.

Traveling by car from Vipava to Piran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Vipava in July, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Piran. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Kozjak Waterfall. Step off the beaten path and head to Tolmin Gorge and Mangart Saddle. When in Bovec, make a side trip to see Planica Valley in Rateče, approximately Rateče away. There's more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bovec travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, Bovec is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. You will leave for home on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.