9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Predjama
Drive
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Škocjan
Drive
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Postojna
— 3 nights
Drive
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Štanjel
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Frankfurt

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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 9th (Thu): take a stroll through Metelkova, visit Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and finally snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at House of Illusions, sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planning app.

Frankfurt, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bled online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Bled sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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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. For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Predjama travel route planner.

Drive from Bled to Predjama in 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Škocjan on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Predjama

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Škocjan

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Škocjan trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Predjama to Škocjan takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature
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Highlights from your trip

Postojna

— 3 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.
On the 14th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then examine the collection at Karst Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Snežnik Castle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, then see the interesting displays at Pivka Park of Military History, and finally stop by Guštarna.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Postojna trip maker.

Postojna is very close to Škocjan. In September, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Štanjel.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Štanjel

Perched on top of a hill in western Slovenia, the charming town of Stanjel appeals to various kinds of travelers.
To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Štanjel trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Štanjel takes an hour. Traveling from Postojna in September, things will get a bit warmer in Štanjel: highs are around 28°C and lows about 19°C. You'll set off for Ljubljana on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Štanjel

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then take in the views from Dragon Bridge, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally stroll around Tivoli Park.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Štanjel to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. In September, Ljubljana is slightly colder than Štanjel - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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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.