9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Bari

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana (about 36 minutes away). Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, admire the landmark architecture of Bled Island, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled online visit planner.

Bari, Italy to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bari in August; daily highs in Bled reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 11th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

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Bohinjsko Jezero is just a stone's throw from Bled. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation
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Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu.

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Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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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.
On the 13th (Fri), make a trip to Tartini Square, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kranjska Gora in August, with highs in Piran at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
On the 15th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

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Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

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.