4 days in Slovenia Itinerary

4 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana — 1 night

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 3rd (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, visit Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana road trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Ljubljana. In July, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Bled.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks
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Bled — 1 night

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): head off the coast to Bled Island, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled online journey maker.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Bled, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Novo Mesto.
Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure
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Novo Mesto — 1 night

Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. On the 6th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Novo Mesto Cathedral, and then admire the natural beauty at Otočec Castle Park.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Novo Mesto journey planner.

Getting from Bled to Novo Mesto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in Novo Mesto, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.