9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner

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Make it your trip
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights

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Bovec

— 2 nights
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 29th (Sun): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bovec route planner.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:

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 31st (Tue): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then stroll through Vintgar Gorge, and finally stroll through Straža Bled.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bled trip builder.

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 August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the views from Dragon Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Triple Bridge, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and finally don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Ljubljana road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Neighborhoods
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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 3rd (Fri), look for gifts at Guštarna, shop like a local with Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle and then Head underground at Postojna Cave.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Postojna online vacation builder.

Drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Postojna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:

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 4th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Piran day trip planner.

Getting from Postojna to Piran by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Postojna in September, with highs in Piran at 28°C and lows at 17°C.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

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.