8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner
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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana travel route planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Ljubljana is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Ljubljana. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in September since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Postojna.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

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 29th (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Postojna trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Piran.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:

Piran — 1 night

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 30th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then see the interesting displays at Mediadom Pyrhani, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Piran tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in September, things will get a bit warmer in Piran: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:

Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip planner.

Drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in September, things will get slightly colder in Bovec: highs are around 21°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bled.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:

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 2nd (Sun): head off the coast to Bled Island, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, then indulge your senses at Wine Tasting Bled, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Bled are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries
Side Trips
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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.