8 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia & Ljubljana Itinerary

8 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Postojna
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Portorož
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stop by Guštarna, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then examine the collection at Pivka Park of Military History. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, make a trip to Museo Militare Di Pivka, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Postojna road trip planner.

Vienna, Austria to Postojna is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 29 — 30:

Portorož

— 2 nights
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, then take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, and finally engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Park Pietro Coppo, see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Friary, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, then make a trip to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra, and finally make a trip to Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Portorož holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Portorož takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in Portorož. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Portorož

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:

Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Triglav National Park, Bled Island, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and St. Peter's Church (in Radovljica). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portorož in June, Ljubljana is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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