8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour planner

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Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
3
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
4
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Milan Linate

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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.
Get outdoors at Kayaking & Canoeing and Kozjak Waterfall. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tolmin Gorge and Lake Jasna. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (Zgornjesavska Valley & Vršič Pass). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Virje Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bovec trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, Bovec is a bit cooler than Milan - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero holiday tool.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trip

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Piran

— 1 night
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 20th (Fri): kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Piran route builder.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in August; daily highs in Piran reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step off the beaten path and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Zipline. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Straža Bled (in Bled). Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, walk around Tivoli Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

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.