8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Bohinjska Bistrica

— 2 nights
Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
On the 8th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, take a memorable ride with Vogel, and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bohinjska Bistrica online itinerary planner.

Lillers, France to Bohinjska Bistrica is an approximately 13-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Bled

— 1 night
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 (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bled trip planner.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Bohinjska Bistrica. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Škofja Loka Castle, then take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary website.

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 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Adventure · Outdoors

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Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 13th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Besenghi Degli Ughi Palace, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Piran online day trip planner.

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 August, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · 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.