8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour itinerary builder

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Amsterdam

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Parasailing & Paragliding and Straža Bled. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Velika Planina. Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Bled to see Zipline about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and walk around Tivoli Park.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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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 2nd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

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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. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Ljubljana in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kobarid

— 2 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall. On your second day here, explore the activities along Soča Valley, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kobarid route planner.

You can drive from Piran to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Kobarid is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, 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 see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Drive from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trip

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Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to The Russian Chapel, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, then make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kranjska Gora sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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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.