7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 1 day
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive
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Idrija
— 1 night
Drive
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Predjama
— 1 night
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Ljubljana

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 1st (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 2nd (Sun), trek along Vintgar Gorge, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally head off the coast to Bled Island.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Bled travel route planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

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Bohinjsko Jezero

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero travel route tool.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a stone's throw from Bled. May in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Transportation · Outdoors
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Piran

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 4th (Tue): make a trip to Tartini Square, admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, make a trip to Walls of Piran, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, then engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Piran trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in May: high temperatures in Piran hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Piran

Spas · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Škocjan

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Škocjan travel route planning website.

Getting from Piran to Škocjan by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Idrija.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature
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Idrija

While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
On the 6th (Thu), go deep underground at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, then see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, then pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital, and finally stroll through Divje Babe Archaeological Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Idrija day trip site.

You can drive from Škocjan to Idrija in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Idrija

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Predjama

Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Predjama trip planner.

Traveling by car from Idrija to Predjama takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Predjama

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your trip

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.