10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
2
Bled
— 1 night
3
Piran
— 1 night
4
Škocjan
— 1 night
5
Predjama
— 1 night
6
Izola
— 2 nights
7
Postojna
— 1 night

2
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
For shopping fun, head to Skusek or Galerija Fotografija. Attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Galerija Hest, get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana, explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Puppetry, and snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
ZOO Ljubljana ©
ZOO Ljubljana

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night
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 20th (Mon): head off the coast to Bled Island, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bled trip builder website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Bled sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Bled Island ©
Bled Island

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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 21st (Tue), get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani, then view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally stroll through Portorož Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Piran trip website.

You can drive from Bled to Piran in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bled in July, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Škocjan.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Portorož Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
St. George's Church
St. George's Church

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Škocjan

Škocjan ©
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): make a trip to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra and then Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Škocjan trip planner.

Getting from Piran to Škocjan by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra ©
Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra

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Predjama

Predjama ©
Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanos Plateau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Predjama attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Škocjan to Predjama takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Izola.

Things to do in Predjama

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Nanos Plateau
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Nanos Plateau ©
Nanos Plateau
Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje ©
Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje

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Izola

Izola ©
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Friary, then view the masterpieces at Loza Gallery, then kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Maurus, stop by Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, then identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Izola travel tool.

You can drive from Predjama to Izola in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Koper, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
St. Anne's Friary ©
St. Anne's Friary

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Postojna

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then identify plant and animal life at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip planner.

You can drive from Izola to Postojna in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Izola in July; daily highs in Postojna reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park ©
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

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