5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Kranj
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Kranj
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 1 day
Shuttle
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Izola
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Kranj

— 1 night
The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at The Alley of Famous Loka People and then take in the views from Lah's Bridge.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kranj, use our trip itinerary maker.

Brussels, Belgium to Kranj is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Brussels, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kranj, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Adventure Rafting Bled as well as Lake Bled. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Bled, trek along Vintgar Gorge, then get the adrenaline pumping with Adventure Rafting Bled, and finally fly down the slopes at Straža Bled.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bled trip builder.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Kranj. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

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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 6th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge, then take in the views from Dragon Bridge, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally take in the views from Triple Bridge.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana holiday planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Piran

— 1 day
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 7th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, then admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and finally kick back and relax at Portorož Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Piran driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Ljubljana in August, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a shuttle to Izola.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Izola

— 1 night
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Maurus.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Izola trip planner.

Izola is just a short distance from Piran. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Izola

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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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.