8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dublin


Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visit Ljubljana Castle and Bled Castle for their historical value. Let the collections at Museum of Hostages and Museum of Pharmacy and Alchemy capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding & Bled Island). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Ljubljana is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in July, things will get a bit warmer in Ljubljana: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Celje.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Celje — 2 nights

An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
On the 21st (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at Thermana Park Laško, then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, then make a trip to Celje Water Tower, and finally see the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Celje road trip app.

Drive from Ljubljana to Celje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Celje sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Portorož.
Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
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Portorož — 3 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Magical World of Shells Museum and Izolana - House of the Sea. Popular historic sites such as Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portorož: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Portorož trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Celje to Portorož in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Portorož, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.
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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.