9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Piran
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Newark


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 12th (Sun): stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. On the next day, make a trip to Walls of Piran, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Piran online driving holiday planner.

Newark, USA to Piran is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
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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 14th (Tue): Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To find photos and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana online journey planner.

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. Traveling from Piran in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Ljubljana, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Solčava.
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Solčava — 1 night

Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall, stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Mary of the Snow.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Solčava trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Solčava takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Solčava can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bled.
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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 (Savica Waterfall & Lake Bohinj), Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora) and Soča Valley (in Bovec). There's lots more to do: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the landmark architecture of Lake Bled Train Station, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled tour builder.

You can drive from Solčava to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Bled, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.