6 days in Alpine Slovenia & Slovenia Itinerary

6 days in Alpine Slovenia & Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Bled
— 1 night
Drive
2
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Postojna
— 1 night
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galerija Mikame.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bled sightseeing planning tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bled when traveling from Brussels in December, with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Spend the 30th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, stroll around Tivoli Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): look for gifts at Guštarna, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Postojna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:

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.