7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night


Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Apiculture and Trzic Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Diving Bled, Wine Tasting Bled, &more). Spend the 1st (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: have fun and explore at House of Illusions, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

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Frankfurt, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Piran — 2 nights

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 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Duka Gallery, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then stop by Wine cellar Santomas, and finally take an in-depth tour of Tonina House. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Mediadom Pyrhani, examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, then expand your understanding of the military at Military Museum Tabor, and finally view the masterpieces at Loza Gallery.

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Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in October: high temperatures in Piran hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.
Museums · Shopping · Wildlife · Childrens Museums
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Kranjska Gora — 1 night

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

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Traveling by car from Piran to Kranjska Gora takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in October: high temperatures in Kranjska Gora hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive back home.
Wildlife · Parks · Museums
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Slovenia travel guide

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.