8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Izola
— 2 nights
— 5 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Lisbon


Izola — 2 nights

Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

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Lisbon, Portugal to Izola is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Lisbon in December, things will get little chillier in Izola: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Spas
Side Trips
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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Galerija Mikame, Bled Castle, &more) and Postojna (Karst Museum & Postojna Cave). Spend the 2nd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and ponder the world of politics at Town Hall.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Izola to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Izola in December: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 5°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trips
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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.