9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, Fly to Ljubljana
— 4 nights
— 1 night
Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night


Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some cultural insight at Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Wine Tasting Bled, Bled Castle, &more). Spend the 24th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and admire the landmark architecture of Seminary Palace and Library.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary website.

Leipzig, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portorož.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Portorož — 1 night

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, and then kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Portorož trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Portorož takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in March, Portorož is a bit warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nova Gorica.
Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors
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Nova Gorica — 2 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Koseč Gorges, don't miss a visit to Krampež Waterfall, and then learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Jewish Cemetery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, and then learn about winemaking at The Wine House Rondic.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nova Gorica trip planning site.

Drive from Portorož to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train; or take a bus. In March in Nova Gorica, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wineries
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Kranjska Gora — 1 night

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 30th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Kranjska Gora takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nova Gorica in March, expect Kranjska Gora to be little chillier, temps between 11°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.