9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia planner

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Izola
— 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): walk around Tivoli Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: trek along Vintgar Gorge, admire the striking features of Bled Island, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:

Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum. Keep things going the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec online visit planner.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Izola.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Side Trip

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Izola

— 1 night
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
On the 30th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle and then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea and then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Izola attractions planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Izola in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in August, with highs in Izola at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Izola

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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.