6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Koper
— 1 night
Shuttle
3
Izola
Shuttle
4
Piran
— 1 night
Taxi
5
Portorož
— 1 day
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Vienna

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Castle, &more), Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's lots more to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip website.

Vienna, Austria to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Koper

— 1 night
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 16th (Mon), examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then admire the striking features of Taverna Koper.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Koper day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Koper when traveling from Ljubljana in August, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to take a shuttle to Izola.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Izola

Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Izola trip itinerary builder website.

Izola is very close to Koper. August in Izola sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 17th (Tue), you'll travel to Piran.

Things to do in Izola

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 17th (Tue), stop by Nika's Tiny House, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran road trip planner.

Piran is just a short distance from Izola. In August, daytime highs in Piran are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums
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Portorož

— 1 day
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, stroll around Forma Viva, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Portorož trip itinerary builder website.

Portorož is just a short distance from Piran. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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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.