8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Portorož
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Portorož
Taxi
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Piran
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Rogaška Slatina
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Fly

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Portorož

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
On the 5th (Wed), examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea and then examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Portorož travel planning website.

Yekaterinburg, Russia to Portorož is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Yekaterinburg Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Yekaterinburg in January, expect Portorož to be much warmer, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Piran.

Things to do in Portorož

Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:

Piran

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 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Piran trip itinerary planning website.

Piran is just a stone's throw from Portorož. In January, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:
Highlights from your trip

Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 6th (Thu), trek along Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and finally get great views at Mala Osojnica.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Piran to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Piran in January; daily highs in Bled reach 4°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): Head underground at Postojna Cave, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Military Museum Tabor.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Postojna trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bled to Postojna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Postojna, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:

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 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Maribor Regional Museum, then stroll through Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and then explore the historical opulence of Slovenska Bistrica Castle.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rogaška Slatina.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:

Rogaška Slatina

— 2 nights
Rogaska Slatina is well known for its spa and curative mineral water rich in magnesium.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, then examine the collection at Ana's Mansion, and then examine the collection at Rogatec Open Air Museum. On your second day here, look and learn at Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Rogaška Slatina online vacation maker.

Drive from Maribor to Rogaška Slatina in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Rogaška Slatina are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Rogaška Slatina

Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:

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 10th (Mon): explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rogaška Slatina to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 12:

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.