7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana route planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Ljubljana is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bucharest in September, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, then get to know the fascinating history of Lent, then do a tasting at Dveri Pax Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Maribor trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): hike along Vintgar Gorge, then head off the coast to Bled Island, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

Discover how to plan a Bled trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Maribor to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bovec day trip site.

Getting from Bled to Bovec by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

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 11th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, look for all kinds of wild species at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Piran tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bovec in September: high temperatures in Piran hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Postojna

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Postojna trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in September, expect Postojna to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 11°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Postojna

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.