6 days in Slovenia Itinerary
6 days in Slovenia Itinerary
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Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Milan
Mon, Oct 10 - Sat, Oct 15
Izola — 1 night
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.On the 10th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Nika's Tiny House.
To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Izola trip itinerary site.
Milan, Italy to Izola is an approximately 5-hour car ride. In October in Izola, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.
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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.Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): Head underground at Postojna Cave, get engrossed in the history at The Secret Rooms of Hotel Jama, and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then take in the exciting artwork at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, then step into the grandiose world of Snežnik Castle, and finally Head underground at Cross Cave.
To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Postojna online holiday builder.
Getting from Izola to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October, Postojna is a bit cooler than Izola - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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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.On the 13th (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery & Auction house SLOART, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally stop by Ljubljana Old Town.
To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana road trip planner.
Drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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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.Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, head off the coast to Bled Island, examine the collection at Museum of Pharmacy and Alchemy, then examine the collection at Museum of Apiculture, and finally look for gifts at Gingerbread Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and then awaken your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled journey planner.
You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide
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.