6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday planner

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Portorož
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 1 day

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Portorož

— 1 night
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.
On the 1st (Fri), see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then admire the striking features of Piazza Tito, and finally relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Portorož holiday builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Portorož. In October, daytime highs in Portorož are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Portorož

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Postojna

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.
For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Postojna journey planner.

Drive from Portorož to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Portorož in October, with highs in Postojna at 18°C and lows at 7°C. You will leave for Piran on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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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 2nd (Sat): make a trip to Tartini Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Piran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Piran: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites
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Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 3rd (Sun), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bovec online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in October, things will get slightly colder in Bovec: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Nature

Side Trip

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Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. You'll set off for Bled on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks
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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 4th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Bled sightseeing site.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Trails · Nature · Parks
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Highlights from your trip

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.
On the 5th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and then examine the collection at Old Vine House.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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Ljubljana

— 1 day
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 6th (Wed): take in the views from Dragon Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally visit Ljubljana Old Town.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planning app.

Take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks
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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.