9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route maker

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Ljubljana online trip builder.

Boston, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from Boston in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Ljubljana, with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then explore the activities along Lake Jasna, and finally step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bled journey planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Bled sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

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 4th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, then identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, and finally don't miss a visit to Predil Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then make a trip to Fort Hermann, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Bovec trip maker site.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Piran

— 2 nights
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 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Piran Aquarium, then take in the exciting artwork at Duka Gallery, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Tartini Square, admire the striking features of Mestna loza - Piran, shop like a local with Nika's Tiny House, admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, then pause for some serene contemplation at Marija Snežne Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Mediadom Pyrhani.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In August, Piran is somewhat warmer than Bovec - with highs of 85°F and lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.