6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Koper
Shuttle
3
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
4
Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
5
Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive

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Bled

— 2 nights
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 9th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bled road trip planning app.

Ljubljana to Bled is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. May in Bled sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Koper

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Koper online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Koper takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bled in May since evenings lows in Koper dip to 13°C. On the 11th (Tue), you'll travel to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): make a trip to Walls of Piran, admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, make a trip to Tartini Square, examine the collection at Mediadom Pyrhani, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran online day trip planner.

Piran is very close to Koper. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Museo Militare Di Pivka, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then look for gifts at Guštarna, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum Tabor.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Postojna online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Piran to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Postojna, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Škocjan.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
On the 13th (Thu), Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Škocjan trip tool.

Škocjan is just a short distance from Postojna. You will leave for home on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks
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Highlights from your trip

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.