8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Koper
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Kobarid
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h
End: Prague

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Parasailing & Paragliding and River Ljubljanica Kanal. Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja) and Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev) will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Celje Castle (in Celje), Spas (in Podcetrtek) and Radovljica Old Town (in Radovljica). Next up on the itinerary: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip tool .

Prague, Czech Republic to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a shuttle; or drive. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Radovljica Old Town, Celje Castle, Spas, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Radovljica Old Town ©
Radovljica Old Town
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle

1
night
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, make a trip to Piran Town Walls, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. George, and finally examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Koper trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in August since evenings lows in Koper dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

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

1
night
Kobarid

Kobarid ©
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej), and then admire the sheer force of Slap Kozjak.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kobarid day trip website .

You can drive from Koper to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Koper in August: high temperatures in Kobarid hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Tolmin Gorge
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Tolmin Gorge ©
Tolmin Gorge
Kozjak Waterfalls ©
Kozjak Waterfalls
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum

2
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Jasna, make a trip to The Russian Chapel, and then identify plant and animal life at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Wasserfall Pericnik and then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora road trip planning website .

You can drive from Kobarid to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Virje Waterfall, Peričnik Waterfall
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Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall

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