8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Perth
+3
Fly + bus + Drive + bus:  27​h
1
Bovec
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  24​h
End: Perth

1
day
Bovec

Bovec is a town in the Littoral region in northwestern Slovenia, close to border with Italy. On the 1st (Tue), steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat, then witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bovec planner .

Perth, Australia to Bovec is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Bovec, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Perth in October; daily highs in Bovec reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Outdoor Museum Kolovrat
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ravelnik Open Air Museum ©
Ravelnik Open Air Museum
Thirsty River Brewing ©
Thirsty River Brewing

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, then stroll through Zusterna Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Port Piran. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine, explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, then Head underground at Skocjan Caves, and finally kick back and relax at Portoroz Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran travel website .

Getting from Bovec to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Bovec in October, expect Piran to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Skocjan Caves, Zusterna Beach, Svetilnik Beach, Portoroz Beach
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Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Get in touch with nature at Lake Bled and Mala Osojnica. Ljubljana Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja) will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Bled Castle (Blejski Grad) & Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar)). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Tromostovje, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev).

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bled
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Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar) ©
Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar)
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

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