8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 1 night
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall and then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Bovec day trip tool.

Trieste, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Trieste in July: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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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 10th (Sun): trek along Vintgar Gorge, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then admire the striking features of Bled Island, and finally stroll through Straža Bled. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel, and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

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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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 12th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then don't miss a visit to Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and finally take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Piran.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally kick back and relax at Portorož Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Piran trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Piran. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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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.
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