8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Amsterdam

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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.
Head to Galerija Mikame and Huberto Siroka ateljefor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Mala Osojnica, Bled Island, &more), Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, view the masterpieces at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana journey website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:

Bovec

— 1 night
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 21st (Thu): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bovec online trip builder.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bovec in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:

Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 22nd (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Socerb Castle. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, and then view the masterpieces at Loza Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Koper trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bovec in July: high temperatures in Koper hover around 35°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Koper

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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.