8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Podčetrtek
— 1 night
Drive
3
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Paris

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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Zgornjesavska Valley. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and Beer Tastings & Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna & Vršič Pass) and St. Martin's Parish Church (in Bled). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, examine the collection at National Museum of Contemporary History, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip tool.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, Ljubljana is little chillier than Paris - with highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:

Podčetrtek

— 1 night
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
On the 22nd (Wed), look for gifts at Olimje Chocolate Shop, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Haler Homestead, explore the historical opulence of Podsreda Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Olimje Monastery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Podčetrtek online route builder.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Podčetrtek takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Podčetrtek sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Historic Sites · Spas · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:

Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 23rd (Thu), see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, indulge in some personalized pampering at Thalasso Spa Lepa Vida, enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran online trip maker.

You can drive from Podčetrtek to Piran in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Podčetrtek in December, things will get a bit warmer in Piran: highs are around 12°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:

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 24th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Vogel and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Piran in December, with highs in Bohinjsko Jezero at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Transportation
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Highlights from your trip

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.