8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive

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Postojna — 1 night

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.
On the 7th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of The Secret Rooms of Hotel Jama and then Head underground at Postojna Cave.

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Milan, Italy to Postojna is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Milan in August, with highs in Postojna at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and finally explore the activities along Ljubljanica River. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Škofja Loka Castle, then contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 2 nights

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 10th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park and then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of France Preseren's Birth House - museum, contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, then awaken your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Maribor.
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Maribor — 2 nights

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 12th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Trg Svobode Square, see the interesting displays at Maribor Regional Museum, let little ones run wild at Maribor City Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, and finally sample some tasty brews at Tasting Maribor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Pekrska Gorca, explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plague Column.

To find reviews and tourist information, refer to the Maribor online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Mon) before leaving for 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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