7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip maker website.

Parma, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Parma in August, things will get little chillier in Ljubljana: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step out of Bled with an excursion to Lake Bohinj in Bohinjsko Jezero--about 34 minutes away. Spend the 18th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Vintgar Gorge, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the landmark architecture of Bled Island, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

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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 20th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Postojna tour planner.

You can drive from Bled to Postojna in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Postojna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Škocjan.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Škocjan online travel planner.

Škocjan is just a stone's throw from Postojna. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Piran.

Things to do in Škocjan

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Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Piran trip builder tool.

Getting from Škocjan to Piran by car takes about an hour. In August in Piran, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Childrens Museums · Museums
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Slovenia travel guide

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.