8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly
1
Bled
— 1 day
Taxi
2
Radovljica
— 1 night
Drive
3
Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive
4
Secovlje
— 1 night
Drive
5
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
6
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Bled — 1 day

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 17th (Sun): Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, then stroll through Vintgar Gorge, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bled sightseeing planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Brussels in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bled: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Radovljica.
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Radovljica — 1 night

Radovljica is a medieval town right at the footsteps of the Julian Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Železniki Museum, then steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, then stroll around Prešeren Grove, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Layer House.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Radovljica online holiday planner.

Radovljica is just a short distance from Bled. In April, daily temperatures in Radovljica can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Škocjan.
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Škocjan — 1 night

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Škocjan sightseeing planner.

Drive from Radovljica to Škocjan in 1.5 hours. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Secovlje.
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Secovlje — 1 night

On the 20th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park and then kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Secovlje trip maker.

You can drive from Škocjan to Secovlje in an hour. Another option is to drive. In April in Secovlje, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Piran.
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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 21st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Piran trip maker tool.

Piran is very close to Secovlje. April in Piran sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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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 find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Piran in April since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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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.
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