8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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

1
night
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 25th (Mon), take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, make a trip to Preseren Square, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana road trip planning app.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. May in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge
Dragon Bridge ©
Dragon Bridge

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Bohinj. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Succursal Church Of The Holy Spirit By The Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Triglav, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Piran.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Church of St John the Baptist, Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, Mount Triglav
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Mount Triglav ©
Mount Triglav

4
nights
Piran

Piran
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Explore Piran's surroundings by going to Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, and admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Piran online journey planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in May, with highs in Piran at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Koper, Lipica Stud Farm, Portoroz Beach, Škocjan Caves
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Church of St. George
Church of St. George
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

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