7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
3
Jesenice
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
Drive
5
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
7
Postojna
Drive
8
Maribor
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Barcelona International Airport

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and then take in the views from Dragon Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): stroll around Tivoli Park, wander the streets of Metelkova, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and finally take in the views from Cobblers' Bridge.

Before you visit Ljubljana, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Barcelona, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in September, with highs in Ljubljana at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): trek along Vintgar Gorge and then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bled trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Bled, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Jesenice.

Things to do in Bled

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Jesenice

— 1 night
Jesenice is a Slovenian town and the seat of the Municipality of Jesenice on the southern side of the Karawanks, bordering Austria to the north. On the 7th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jesenice road trip website.

Jesenice is just a stone's throw from Bled. In September, daytime highs in Jesenice are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Jesenice

Nature · Parks

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 8th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Jesenice to Bohinjsko Jezero takes an hour. In September in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Piran trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in September; daily highs in Piran reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Piran

Childrens Museums · Museums
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Predjama

— 1 night
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 9th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Predjama road trip planning website.

You can drive from Piran to Predjama in 1.5 hours. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Postojna.

Things to do in Predjama

Historic Sites
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Postojna

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.
On the 10th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave and then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Postojna day trip app.

Postojna is just a short distance from Predjama. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): stroll around Three Ponds and then get to know the fascinating history of Lent.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites
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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.