9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
Train
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive

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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.
Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Ljubljana Central Market, take in the exciting artwork at Galerija Fotografija, view the masterpieces at Galerija Hest, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally stop by Old Town Souvenirs.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

Baden-Baden, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, view the masterpieces at Loza Gallery, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then shop like a local with Manzioli Square, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tartini's House. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then take in the exciting artwork at Duka Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Piran. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): kick back and relax at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt and then appreciate the views at Soča Valley. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tolmin online day trip planner.

Getting from Piran to Tolmin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Bled.

Things to do in Tolmin

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
On the 23rd (Sun), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and then trek along Vintgar Gorge. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bled attractions planner.

Take a train from Tolmin to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tolmin in August, expect Bled to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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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.