9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kamnik
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): view the masterpieces at Galerija Hest, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Metelkova, look for gifts at Pekarna Osem, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally walk around Tivoli Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana road trip planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kamnik.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Kamnik

— 1 night
History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at Natural Health Resort, take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina, and then admire the striking features of Little Castle.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kamnik journey planner.

Kamnik is just a stone's throw from Ljubljana. In August, daytime highs in Kamnik are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bled.

Things to do in Kamnik

Spas · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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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.
On the 6th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and finally explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bled road trip app.

Getting from Kamnik to Bled by car takes about an hour. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Bled

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

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 8th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bled to Postojna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
On the 9th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Škocjan itinerary website.

Škocjan is very close to Postojna. You will leave for Piran on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks
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Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Škocjan to Piran takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Piran are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Piran

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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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.