8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Ljubljana
— 1 day
Drive
2
Piran
— 2 nights
Shuttle
3
Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bled
— 1 night
Drive
5
Postojna
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana — 1 day

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 24th (Sun): stop by Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally make a trip to Ljubljana Castle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in April: highs in Ljubljana hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Piran.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Piran — 2 nights

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 25th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, and then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Piran driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Ljubljana in April, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to catch the shuttle to Koper.
Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping
Side Trips
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Koper — 2 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Piazza Tito, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Planet Koper, pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, and then kick back and relax at Koper City Beach.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Koper online travel route planner.

Koper is just a short distance from Piran. In April, daytime highs in Koper are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bled.
Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Bled — 1 night

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bled route maker app.

Getting from Koper to Bled by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in April, Bled is a bit cooler at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Postojna.
Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Winter Sports
Side Trip
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Postojna — 2 nights

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 30th (Sat), stop by Guštarna, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, and finally appreciate the views at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle and then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Postojna road trip planning app.

Drive from Bled to Postojna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Postojna, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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.