8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
bus + Fly:  8​h
1
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Bovec
— 3 nights
+4
Drive + train + bus + Fly + bus:  10​h
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

2
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Michael. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake Bled and then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle (Blejski Grad).

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary maker .

Valletta, Malta to Ljubljana is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and car. In December, Ljubljana is cooler than Valletta - with highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bled
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Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, Head underground at Skocjan Caves, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Maurus, then get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. George. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Nature Park Strunjan, stroll through Strunjan Cliff, gain insight at St. Anne's Friary, then learn about winemaking at Vinakoper, and finally have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Piran vacation planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in December; daily highs in Piran reach 12°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Koper, Strunjan, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Church of the Holy Maurus, Skocjan Caves
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Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Nature Park Strunjan ©
Nature Park Strunjan
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

3
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
Bovec is a town in the Littoral region in northwestern Slovenia, close to border with Italy. On the 1st (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, explore the striking landscape of Lake Jasna, and then examine the collection at Liznjekova house. On your second day here, hit the slopes at Intersport Bernik, hit the slopes at Planica Nordic Centre, and then contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec travel route app .

Drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Piran in December: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Wildlife Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat, Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej)
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Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej) ©
Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej)

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