6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): stroll around Tivoli Park, walk around Congress Square (Kongresni trg), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then visit Ljubljana Old Town, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip builder tool.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in January, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Postojna

— 2 nights
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 4th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, don't miss a visit to Museo Militare Di Pivka, then stop by Guštarna, and finally do a tasting at Vino Zorz. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Škocjan Caves and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Postojna trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. January in Postojna sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

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Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Perfect Body.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Maribor day trip app.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. January in Maribor sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Outdoors · Spas · Winter Sports
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, admire all the interesting features of Mala Osojnica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bled Island, and finally explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled travel route site.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Bled, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

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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.