8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Strunjan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Bovec
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Strunjan

Strunjan ©
Strunjan provides easy access to the nearby nature reserve, the longest section of unspoiled coastline in the Gulf of Trieste.
On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Skocjan Caves, kick back and relax at Koper City Beach, then engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Nature Park Strunjan.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Strunjan trip planner .

Amsterdam, Holland to Strunjan is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, things will get a bit warmer in Strunjan: highs are around 35°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bovec.

Things to do in Strunjan

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Koper, Skocjan Caves, Svetilnik Beach, Portoroz Beach, Magical World of Shells Museum
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Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Nature Park Strunjan ©
Nature Park Strunjan
Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach

1
night
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bovec tour itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Strunjan to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Strunjan in July; daily highs in Bovec reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Thirsty River Brewing ©
Thirsty River Brewing

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Bled and Parasailing & Paragliding. Bring the kids along to ZOO Ljubljana and Planetarij Ljubljana. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Bled (Straza Bled & Vintgar Gorge). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Minicity Ljubljana, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, appreciate the history behind Preseren's Grove, and have fun and explore at House of Illusions.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Bovec to Ljubljana takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Preseren's Grove, Postojna Cave
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled

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