11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Idrija
Drive
4
Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Rennes

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Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Ljubljana Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas will appeal to history buffs. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Dragon Bridge. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Solčava (Rinka Waterfall & Logar Valley Landscape Park). Spend the 23rd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and admire the landmark architecture of Seminary Palace and Library.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana travel planner.

Rennes, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 24th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge, then stroll through Bled Island, and then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bled itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Bled are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Wed) before leaving for Idrija.
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Idrija

While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
On the 26th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Gewerkenegg Castle, then steep yourself in history at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Kržišnik Garden & Gallery.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Idrija day trip tool.

Drive from Bled to Idrija in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Idrija sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 2 nights

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.
Soca Splash has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): relax and float downstream with Soca Splash and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, then contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and then appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Kobarid online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Idrija to Kobarid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Piran.
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Piran — 1 night

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Port Piran.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read Piran trip planning app.

Getting from Kobarid to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, Piran is a bit warmer than Kobarid - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Škocjan.
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Škocjan — 1 night

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Škocjan itinerary website.

You can drive from Piran to Škocjan in an hour. On the 30th (Sun), you'll travel back home.
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Highlights from your trip

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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