8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia itinerary planner
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Train
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
2
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
4
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Predjama Castle. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle and then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Postojna trip itinerary tool.

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. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Milan in November: high temperatures in Postojna hover around 11°C and lows are around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car 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.
You've added Ljubljanica River, Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, Ljubljana Old Town, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, visit Ljubljana Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Škofja Loka Castle, then contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana itinerary planning site.

Getting from Postojna to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive 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.
You've now added Bled Castle to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park and then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): contemplate the long history of France Preseren's Birth House - museum, steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, then savor the flavors at Wine Tasting Bled, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bled vacation builder website.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough 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 18th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Trg Svobode Square, see the interesting displays at Maribor Regional Museum, then let the kids burn off some steam at Maribor City Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church, and finally sample some tasty brews at Tasting Maribor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): 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 make a trip to Prešernova Street, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plague Column.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Maribor trip planner.

Drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Maribor are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling 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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