8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Piran
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Maribor
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
4
Ljubljana
— 4 nights
End: Ljubljana

1
night
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 9th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, then Head underground at Skocjan Caves, and finally do a tasting at Boris Lisjak Winery. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Benecanka Casa Veneziana Pirano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. George, stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, put a fun spin on your tour with Creative Ways, then engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg).

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Piran road trip site .

Ljubljana to Piran is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in February; daily highs in Piran reach 12°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Boris Lisjak Winery, Škocjan Caves, Praetorian Palace, Park Pietro Coppo
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Savica, then take in the awesome beauty at Triglav, and finally examine the collection at Oplen House Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Piran in February, expect Bohinjsko Jezero to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Church of St John the Baptist, Oplen House Museum, Mount Triglav
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Mount Triglav ©
Mount Triglav
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum

1
night
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 12th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Presernova street, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, then fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and finally get your game on at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip planner.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. February in Maribor sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Presernova street
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort ©
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort
Presernova street ©
Presernova street

4
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Maze Bled, Bled Island, &more) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), don't miss a visit to Preseren Square, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online journey planner .

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

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