5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Kostanjevica na Krki
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— 2 nights
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Postojna — 1 day

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 5th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave and then Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

Before you visit Postojna, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Florence, Italy to Postojna is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Florence in September, expect Postojna to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Kostanjevica na Krki.
Parks · Nature
Side Trip
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Kostanjevica na Krki — 1 night

History buffs will likely spend much of their Kostanjevica na Krki vacation exploring the local museum, a former monastery and one of the country's finest medieval monuments.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Raka Castle and then explore the fascinating underground world of Kostanjevica Cave.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kostanjevica na Krki road trip planning site.

Getting from Postojna to Kostanjevica na Krki by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Kostanjevica na Krki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ljubljana.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

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 7th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana road trip app.

You can drive from Kostanjevica na Krki to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bled.
Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods
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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.
On the 9th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, trek along Vintgar Gorge, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Bled are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure
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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.