8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive

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Ljubljana — 1 night

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take a stroll through Metelkova, then take in the views from Dragon Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana route tool.

Milan, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Milan in November, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 11°C and 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Postojna.
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Neighborhoods · Tours · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Postojna — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, stop by Guštarna, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then don't miss a visit to Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, explore the historical opulence of Štanjel Castle, then learn about winemaking at Vina Povh, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capuchin Monastery of Vipavski Križ.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Postojna online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Postojna sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Venture out of the city with trips to Church of St. Nicholas (in Spodnja Sorica) and Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero). Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, take in the pleasant sights at Sprehajalna Pot Okoli Blejskega Jezera, and stroll through Mala Osojnica.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Postojna to Bled in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Maribor.
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Maribor — 1 night

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): make a trip to Main Square, then make a trip to The Leon Stukelj Square, then learn the secrets of beer at Tasting Maribor, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Maribor trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive 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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