9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
Make it your trip
Fly to Venice Treviso, Train to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Drive to Bovec
— 1 night
— 2 nights
— 5 nights


Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, make a trip to Fort Hermann, and then trek along Krampež Waterfall.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bovec day trip tool.

Krakow, Poland to Bovec is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight, train, and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Koper.
Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:

Koper — 2 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then explore the activities along Vipava River Spring. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): let the kids burn off some steam at Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally admire the striking features of Mestna loza - Piran.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Koper online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Koper takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in August, with highs in Koper at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Wine Tasting Bled, Bled Castle, &more) and Postojna (Guštarna & Postojna Cave). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip maker tool.

Drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Koper in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 22:

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.