6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 2 nights
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Portorož
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Novo Mesto
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Jesenice
— 1 night
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then hike along Vintgar Gorge, and finally get great views at Ojstrica. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Triglav National Park.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

Nuremberg, Germany to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Bled are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will leave for Portorož on the 31st (Mon).

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Portorož

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Portorož tour planner.

Getting from Bled to Portorož by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in May, Portorož is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Portorož

Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 31st (Mon), walk around Tivoli Park. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, stop by Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip site.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Portorož in May, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Novo Mesto

Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Novo Mesto online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Novo Mesto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Novo Mesto, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Jesenice.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
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Jesenice

— 1 night
Jesenice is a Slovenian town and the seat of the Municipality of Jesenice on the southern side of the Karawanks, bordering Austria to the north. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum and then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jesenice online travel route planner.

Drive from Novo Mesto to Jesenice in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Jesenice are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jesenice

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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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.