9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Split

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Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bled travel itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Brussels in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Bled, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

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Predjama

— 1 night
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. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Nanos Plateau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Predjama sightseeing app.

You can drive from Bled to Predjama in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Postojna.

Things to do in Predjama

Parks · Trails · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Cross Cave. Step out of the city life by going to Postojna Cave and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Postojna: Grad Prem (in Prem) and Natural Bathing Place Lajšt (in Spodnja Idrija). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle and Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Postojna trip builder tool.

Postojna is just a short distance from Predjama. In August, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Škofja Loka Castle and Cankarjevo Nabrežje will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Change things up with a short trip to Velika Planina in Stahovica (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Contemporary History.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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.