8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Ljubljana
— 1 day
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Celje
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 1 night
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Koper
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Bled
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Ljubljana

— 1 day
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 3rd (Sun): head outdoors with Mount Saint Mary, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then go for a walk through Breg Embankment, and finally don't miss a visit to Gornji Trg.

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Budapest, Hungary to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Celje.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
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Celje

— 1 night
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at La Vita Spa & Beauty, then admire the landmark architecture of Celje National Hall, then don't miss a visit to Celje Water Tower, and finally steep yourself in history at Prince's Palace.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Celje online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Celje by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Celje can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Celje

Spas · Historic Sites

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Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): savor the flavors at Big Guy's Wine Tour, then let little ones run wild at Maribor City Park, and then do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Maribor holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Celje to Maribor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Parks · Fun & Games · Wildlife
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Koper

— 1 night
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, then kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, then learn about winemaking at Vinakoper, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Koper trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Maribor to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Koper can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 7th (Thu), take a memorable drive along Mangart Saddle, identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), explore the activities along Soča Valley, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bovec attractions planner.

You can drive from Koper to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, Bovec is little chillier than Koper - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Martuljek Waterfalls, glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and finally make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally get great views at Ojstrica.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Slovenia travel guide

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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.