9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Koper
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Koper
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Piran
Drive
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Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive
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Cerknica
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
Drive
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Mojstrana
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 3rd (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Socerb Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Koper holiday planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Koper is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In September, Koper is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Piran trip itinerary tool.

Piran is just a stone's throw from Koper. In September, daytime highs in Piran are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for Škocjan.

Things to do in Piran

Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

To find photos and tourist information, you can read our Škocjan road trip planning website.

You can drive from Piran to Škocjan in an hour. You'll set off for Cerknica on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:
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Cerknica

Cerknica invites travelers to explore the natural treasures of Slovenia's countryside.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): Head underground at Cross Cave.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cerknica trip maker website.

Getting from Škocjan to Cerknica by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Cerknica

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Tivoli Park, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Getting from Cerknica to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then stroll through Vintgar Gorge, and finally stroll through Bled Island.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bled route builder tool.

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 your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora road trip app.

Traveling by car from Bled to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for Mojstrana.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:
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Mojstrana

Take a trip to Mojstrana to use the town as a convenient base for explorations into the Julian Alps.
To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mojstrana day trip planner.

Mojstrana is just a stone's throw from Kranjska Gora. In September, daily temperatures in Mojstrana can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll travel to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Mojstrana

Nature · Parks · Tours · Museums
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Kranjska Gora

On the 11th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Ajdovska Deklica and then make a trip to The Russian Chapel.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip itinerary planner.

Kranjska Gora is just a short distance from Mojstrana. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:

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.