8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner
Make it your trip
— 4 nights
— 2 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Bremen


Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and Beer Tastings & Tours. Spend the 13th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana day trip planning app.

Bremen, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bremen in December, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Piran.
Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife · Wineries
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 17th (Sat), examine the collection at The Museum of Underwater Activities, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Loza Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then try your luck at Casino Riviera, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran journey planning tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Piran is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Casinos
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 (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Getting from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Piran in December; daily highs in Bohinjsko Jezero reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.
Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Highlights from your trip

Slovenia travel guide

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.