7 days in Slovenia Itinerary
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Sun, Jul 23 - Sat, Jul 29
Bled — 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Vogel) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Bled road trip tool.
Budapest, Hungary to Bled is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 2 nights
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 26th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, visit Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.
To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana planning website.
Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Piran.
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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.Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a trip to Walls of Piran, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.
To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Piran sightseeing planner.
Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Maribor.
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Maribor — 1 day
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 29th (Sat): awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, then hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, then learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery, and finally do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Maribor tour itinerary app.
Getting from Piran to Maribor by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in July, Maribor is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive 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.