8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia planner
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Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Montreal


Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bled Island. On your second day here, trek along Triglav National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bled sightseeing app.

Montreal, Canada to Bled is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Bled, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. May in Bled sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Side Trip
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

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 24th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Tivoli Park, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Bled to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vipava.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Parks
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Vipava — 2 nights

Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
On the 26th (Thu), Head underground at Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then view the masterpieces at Lojze Spacal Gallery. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves and then indulge your senses at RockVelo.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vipava trip builder website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Vipava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in May, Vipava is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Piran.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trips
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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to Tartini Square and then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Piran trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Vipava to Piran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.
Childrens Museums · 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.