7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia journey builder

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Bled
— 1 night
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Stahovica
— 1 night
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Maribor
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Podčetrtek
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Piran
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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 31st (Fri), take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town and then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online tour builder.

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 slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Venice in December; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 5°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · 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.
On the 1st (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. January in Bled sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Stahovica.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails
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Stahovica

— 1 night
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
Plan my day in Stahovica using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Bled to Stahovica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Stahovica can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. You will leave for Maribor on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Stahovica

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Maribor day trip planning website.

Getting from Stahovica to Maribor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Maribor are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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Podčetrtek

— 1 night
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Podčetrtek online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Podčetrtek takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. January in Podčetrtek sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. You'll set off for Postojna on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Spas
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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.
Step out of Postojna to go to Lipica and see Lipica Stud Farm, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Petelinje, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and look for gifts at Guštarna.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna day trip tool.

You can drive from Podčetrtek to Postojna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January in Postojna, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran trip site.

You can drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Postojna in January, with highs in Piran at 11°C and lows at 1°C. On the 6th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · 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.