8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia itinerary planner

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Maribor
Drive
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Bled
Drive
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Piran
Drive
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Postojna
— 7 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana

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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor holiday planner.

Ljubljana to Maribor is an approximately 1.5-hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You will leave for Bled on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bled tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll set off for Piran on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites
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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Piran itinerary maker site.

Getting from Bled to Piran by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Piran. You'll set off for Postojna on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Postojna

— 7 nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Postojna: Snežnik Castle (in Stari Trg pri Lozu), Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, steep yourself in history at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, Head underground at Cross Cave, and appreciate the history behind Franja Partisan Hospital.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Postojna trip tool.

Traveling by car from Piran to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Piran in July: high temperatures in Postojna hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and finally look for gifts at Chocolate store Cukrcek.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.

Inner Carniola Region travel guide

4.4
Caves · Castles · Wine Tours & Tastings
The Inner Carniola Region is one of the country's most popular spots for outdoor recreation and home to several famous caves and castles. Originally ruled by the House of Habsburg in the 14th century, this heavily wooded area is also known by its Slovenian name, Notranjska. At its center lies the town of Postojna, which has developed significantly since the cave of the same name became one of Slovenia's most well-known tourist sites. Visitors also come to see Sneznik Castle and experience boat trips through Krizna cave.