9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Piran
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 1 night
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana — 1 night

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 23rd (Fri): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Keep things going the next day: walk around Tivoli Park, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana itinerary maker.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Postojna.
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Postojna — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): Head underground at Postojna Cave, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Postojna trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Postojna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 1 night

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 26th (Mon), make a trip to Walls of Piran, experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Piran day trip site.

Getting from Postojna to Piran by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Postojna in September; daily highs in Piran reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 27th (Tue), admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Bovec trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in September, expect Bovec to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Maribor.
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Maribor — 1 night

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 28th (Wed), awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, walk around Three Ponds, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, and finally don't miss a visit to Ptuj City Tower.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip planner.

Drive from Bovec to Maribor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car 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.
Spend the 29th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge, savor the flavors at Wine Tasting Bled, head off the coast to Bled Island, and stop by Tishler.

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You can drive from Maribor to Bled in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Bled are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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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.
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