10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to New Delhi

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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Bled Castle and National Museum of Contemporary History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Postojna Cave and Bled Island will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary (in Kranjska Gora), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Amigo Outdoor Adventures Agency & St. Martin's Parish Church). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, examine the collection at Slovenian Ethnographic Museum, and take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana travel route builder.

New Delhi, India to Ljubljana is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. Traveling from New Delhi to Ljubljana, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in October, with highs in Ljubljana at 18°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Portorož.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Portorož — 2 nights

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
On the 7th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with Nemo Divers, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and then stroll through Portorož Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally examine the collection at The Museum of Underwater Activities.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Portorož attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Portorož takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in October, things will get a bit warmer in Portorož: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Maribor.
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Maribor — 2 nights

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 9th (Fri): examine the collection at Maribor Regional Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museum of National Liberation, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church, and finally delve into the distant past at Water Tower. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Jeruzalem Church, and then examine the collection at Murska Sobota Regional Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip itinerary site.

Drive from Portorož to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Portorož in October; daily highs in Maribor reach 19°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.
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