5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Piran
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Piran online travel planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to Piran is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Stuttgart in August, things will get a bit warmer in Piran: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. On the 19th (Fri), you're off to Ljubljana.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana road trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Ljubljana is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.
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Postojna — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): Head underground at Postojna Cave, make a trip to Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Postojna trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Go for a jaunt from Bled to Bohinjsko Jezero to see Lake Bohinj about 34 minutes away. Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bled trip planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive back home.
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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.
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