9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour planner

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 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.
On the 23rd (Mon), stroll around Tivoli Park, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana sightseeing 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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 25th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bovec trip website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, admire the striking features of Bled Island, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

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 in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Izola.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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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), step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle and then Head underground at Škocjan Caves. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea and then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Izola vacation builder tool.

Drive from Bled to Izola in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Izola, with lows around 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 · Parks · Nature · 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.