8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Vipava
— 1 night
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Vipava

— 1 night
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
On the 11th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle and then Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

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Milan, Italy to Vipava is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, daily temperatures in Vipava can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Bled.

Things to do in Vipava

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Historic Sites

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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 12th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bled Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj, then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica.

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Traveling by car from Vipava to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Bled is slightly colder than Vipava - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

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Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 15th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument.

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Getting from Bled to Ptuj by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 15th (Sun), take in the views from Triple Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

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You can drive from Ptuj to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then get a new perspective on nature at Mediadom Pyrhani, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church.

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Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping
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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.