6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia itinerary planner

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Ljubljana
— 1 day
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Celje
— 1 night
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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Bled
— 1 day
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Štanjel
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Koper
— 1 night
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Portorož
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Piran
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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.
On the 4th (Sat), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana online vacation planner.

Venice, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Venice in September; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Celje.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Celje

— 1 night
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Celje sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Celje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Celje can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 5th (Sun), you're off to Ptuj.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, then don't miss a visit to Church of St. George, then see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, and finally examine the collection at Dominican Monastery.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ptuj day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Celje to Ptuj takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums
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Bled

— 1 day
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 6th (Mon), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then walk around Spa Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and finally head off the coast to Bled Island.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Ptuj to Bled by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trip

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 7th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and then examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero route builder app.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bohinjsko Jezero takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Transportation · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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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.
To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Postojna journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Postojna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Štanjel.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Štanjel

Perched on top of a hill in western Slovenia, the charming town of Stanjel appeals to various kinds of travelers.
On the 8th (Wed), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Daniel.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Štanjel vacation planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Štanjel in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Postojna in September, with highs in Štanjel at 28°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Štanjel

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

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Koper

— 1 night
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Koper online route planner.

Traveling by car from Štanjel to Koper takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll set off for Portorož on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Koper

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wineries
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Portorož road trip app.

Portorož is very close to Koper. In September, daytime highs in Portorož are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Piran.

Things to do in Portorož

Historic Sites
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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 9th (Thu), make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika, then get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Piran road trip planning tool.

Piran is very close to Portorož. In September, daytime highs in Piran are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
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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.