8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Piran
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 1 night
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Bled
— 1 night
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
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Piran — 1 night

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 20th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Piran travel planner.

Memmingen, Germany to Piran is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Memmingen in December; daily highs in Piran reach 12°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Postojna.
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Postojna — 1 night

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
On the 22nd (Thu), Head underground at Postojna Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, and finally look for gifts at Guštarna.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Postojna holiday maker app.

Getting from Piran to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in December, things will get slightly colder in Postojna: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.
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Bohinjska Bistrica — 1 night

Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjska Bistrica online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Bohinjska Bistrica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Bohinjska Bistrica, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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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.
On the 24th (Sat), hike along Mala Osojnica, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bled Island, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip app.

Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjska Bistrica. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 1 night

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house, then identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, and finally make a trip to The Russian Chapel.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora day trip planning tool.

Getting from Bled to Kranjska Gora by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 2 nights

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
On the 26th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Italian Charnel House and then appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kobarid vacation planning site.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Kobarid sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.
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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.
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