7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Lipica
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night

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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 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Piran trip itinerary planning site.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): try to win big at Grand Casino Lipica, play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica, examine the collection at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, then visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm, and finally view the masterpieces at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lipica online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Piran to Lipica by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. August in Lipica sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Fun & Games
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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 18th (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, Head underground at Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and finally awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Postojna road trip app.

Postojna is very close to Lipica. Traveling from Lipica in August, things will get slightly colder in Postojna: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
On the 19th (Thu), snap pictures at Triple Bridge, stop by Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours
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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 20th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, learn about winemaking at Vinag Wine Cellar, then pause for some photo ops at National Liberation Monument, then fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and finally see the interesting displays at Old Vine House.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Maribor online holiday builder.

Take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Winter Sports · Nature · Outdoors
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

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Traveling by car from Maribor to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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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.