13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia planner

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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Dresden

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero), Ajdovska Deklica (in Kranjska Gora) and Bovec (Soča Valley & Zipline). Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bled trip itinerary planning tool.

Dresden, Germany to Bled is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Bled sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Maribor

— 3 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Laško (Lasko Museum & Laško Spa Park) and City Park (in Celje). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, indulge your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat, and stroll around Maribor City Park.

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Getting from Bled to Maribor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Piran

— 2 nights
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 12th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Piran trip builder tool.

You can drive from Maribor to Piran in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, Piran is somewhat warmer than Maribor - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). Spend the 15th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and visit Metelkova.

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Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.