8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bled
— 1 night
2
Koper
— 2 nights
3
Maribor
— 2 nights
4
Ljubljana
— 2 nights

1
night
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 15th (Sat), head off the coast to Bled Island, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, then stroll through Straža Bled, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

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Ljubljana to Bled is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Koper.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pokljuka Gorge, Lake Bohinj
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Straža Bled ©
Straža Bled
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

2
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and then take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, stroll through Portorož Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally steep yourself in history at Muda Gate.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Koper attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Koper takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Bled in August, Koper is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Piran, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Portorož Beach
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Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Portorož Beach ©
Portorož Beach

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Maribor Regional Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum of National Liberation, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Plague Column, then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George, examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, then learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery, then learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Grajski Trg square.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip itinerary site.

Drive from Koper to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Maribor when traveling from Koper in August, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Ptuj
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Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Prešernova Street ©
Prešernova Street

2
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Popular historic sites such as Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cankarjevo Nabrežje ©
Cankarjevo Nabrežje

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