7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 4 nights
— 1 night
— 1 night
Drive to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Train to Klagenfurt Hbf, Fly to Dusseldorf


Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Galerija Mikame, Bled Castle, &more) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). Spend the 27th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary builder website.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dusseldorf in December, with highs in Ljubljana at 5°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Piran.
Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trips
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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.
On the 1st (Sat), view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, and finally learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Piran road trip planning website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in December; daily highs in Piran reach 12°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
Museums · Shopping · Spas · Childrens Museums
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Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore and take pictures at Mangart Saddle, then stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in January, expect Bovec to be a bit cooler, temps between 2°C and -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Scenic Drive · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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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.