11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Škocjan
— Few hours
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): look for gifts at SMILE Concept Store, then partake in some friendly competition at Unlock Ljubljana, then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Congress Square (Kongresni trg), contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House, see the interesting displays at Slovenian Ethnographic Museum, then get curious at House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov, and finally delve into the distant past at City Museum of Ljubljana.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana attractions planner.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Take a break from the city and head to Peričnik Falls and Bled Island. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bled Castle and Church of St John the Baptist. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Intersport Bernik (in Kranjska Gora) and Mount Triglav (in Mojstrana). The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, see the interesting displays at Museum of Apiculture, and admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bled vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Bled sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 9:

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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine, then examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Marija Snežne Church, learn more about the world around you at Mediadom Pyrhani, stop by Nika's Tiny House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Piran trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in April, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:

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Škocjan

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
On the 11th (Sat), make a trip to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra and then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Škocjan tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Piran to Škocjan in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Karst Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Postojna trip itinerary website.

Postojna is just a short distance from Škocjan. In April, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums
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Ljubljana

Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Metelkova, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then stop by Chocolate store Cukrcek, and finally get outside with Balonarski Center Barje.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana sightseeing planner.

Getting from Postojna to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums
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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.