9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
1
Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Postojna
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
3
Predjama
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
4
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Bled
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Novo Mesto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Boston

1
night
Škocjan

Škocjan
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Škocjan tour itinerary planner.

Boston, USA to Škocjan is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Boston to Škocjan due to the time zone difference. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Postojna.

Things to do in Škocjan

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Postojna

Postojna
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.
Explore Postojna's surroundings by going to Sneznik Castle Museum (in Stari Trg pri Lozu) and Krizna Jama Cave (in Grahovo). There's much more to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, identify plant and animal life at Rakov Skocjan Valley, see the interesting displays at Park vojaske zgodovine Pivka, and make a trip to Museo Militare Di Pivka.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Postojna visit planner.

Getting from Rogatec to Postojna by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June in Postojna, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Postojna

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Predjama

Predjama ©
Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Predjama trip planner.

Predjama is just a stone's throw from Postojna. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Predjama

Historic Sites
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Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje ©
Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje

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Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 4th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, have fun and explore at House of Illusions, then walk around Tivoli Park, and finally wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Predjama to Ljubljana takes an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods Parks Museums
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge
Tivoli Park ©
Tivoli Park

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Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks and then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Straza Bled, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bled attractions planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Bled, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

WoodWay, Vintgar Gorge
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Bled Island ©
Bled Island

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Novo Mesto

Novo Mesto ©
Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Zuzemberk. On the next day, play a few rounds at Golf Grad Otocec, take in nature's colorful creations at Grajski Park Otocec, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Novo Mesto Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Breg.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Novo Mesto trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Bled to Novo Mesto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Novo Mesto are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites Nature Spas

Side Trips

Spas, Chateau de Zuzemberk
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Novo Mesto Cathedral ©
Novo Mesto Cathedral
Grajski Park Otocec ©
Grajski Park Otocec
Museum of Dolenjska ©
Museum of Dolenjska

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