8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bologna
Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Piran
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
End: Bologna

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visiting Postojna Cave and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Island, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Museo Militare Di Pivka (in Pivka) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, stroll through Vintgar Gorge, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planning app.

Bologna, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bologna in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna Cave, Museo Militare Di Pivka, Vintgar Gorge, Škocjan Caves
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel ©
Vogel
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

2
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 8th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Krampež Waterfall, thenappreciate the views at Soča Valley, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Sv Jozefa (Church of the Holy . Joseph), and finally identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cerkev Sv Jozefa (Church of the Holy . Joseph), Vršič Pass, Krampež Waterfall
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass

1
night
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Piran tour site.

You can drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Bovec in August, things will get a bit warmer in Piran: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

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