8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Start: Nice
Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Piran
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Bled
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h
End: Nice

1
night
Piran

Piran ©
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 2nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, put a fun spin on your tour with Creative Ways, then admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Piran trip planner.

Nice, France to Piran is an approximately 8- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In May in Piran, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

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Creative Ways ©
Creative Ways
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip maker tool.

Drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Piran in May, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Postojna
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

2
nights
Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): hike along Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally get great views at Mala Osojnica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, then browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Lake Bled Train Station.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Bled, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

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Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Island ©
Bled Island
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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 8th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj and then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Bled to Bohinjsko Jezero takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

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