9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Brežice
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
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Postojna

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): do a tasting at Boris Lisjak Winery, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Postojna Cave, kick your exploration up a notch at Adventure Park, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Postojna tour itinerary site.

Bologna, Italy to Postojna is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Bologna in October, expect Postojna to be slightly colder, temps between 18°C and 7°C. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, stop by Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary website.

Drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brežice.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
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Brežice

A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brežice road trip planning site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Brežice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Brežice

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Mala Osojnica, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then stroll through Vintgar Gorge, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bled trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Brežice to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ptuj.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Ptuj

— 2 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): savor the flavors at Zlati Grič Wine Cellar, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street, then take in panoramic vistas at Ptuj City Tower, and finally appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ptuj day trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ptuj in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Spas · Wineries · Tours

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.