8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Bratislava
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Strunjan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Bratislava

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ljubljanski Grad and Bled Castle. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja) and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna & Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps), Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Vintgar Gorge, & more) and Radovljica Old Town (in Radovljica). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev) and contemplate the waterfront views at River Ljubljanica Kanal.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana journey maker website .

Bratislava, Slovakia to Ljubljana is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Strunjan.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bled, Kranjska Gora, Radovljica Old Town
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Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Parasailing & Paragliding
Radovljica Old Town ©
Radovljica Old Town

2
nights
Strunjan

Strunjan ©
Strunjan is a settlement in the Municipality of Piran in the Littoral region of Slovenia.OverviewThe Strunjan Nature Reserve, located along a 4 km stretch of Adriatic coast to the north of the settlement, is the longest section of unspoilt coastline in the entire Gulf of Trieste.The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.EventsSince 2001, Strunjan has held an annual persimmon festival (Praznik kakijev) every November. On the 28th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Skocjan Caves, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, then have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Nature Park Strunjan. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Piran Town Walls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. George, then kick back and relax at Portoroz Beach, then admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Strunjan trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Strunjan in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Strunjan, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bovec.

Things to do in Strunjan

Parks Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trips

Piran, Koper, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Portoroz Beach, Skocjan Caves
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Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George

2
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
Bovec is a town in the Littoral region in northwestern Slovenia, close to border with Italy. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej), then take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Kozjak, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall, then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, and then appreciate the views at Soca Valley.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bovec road trip planning site .

You can drive from Strunjan to Bovec in 2.5 hours. In August, Bovec is a bit cooler than Strunjan - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Kobarid, Tolmin Gorge
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Slap Kozjak ©
Slap Kozjak
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley
River Rafting & Tubing

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