9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
— 1 night
— 2 nights
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Santiago de Compostela



— 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 11th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, make a trip to Maribor Synagogue, then delve into the distant past at Water Tower, and finally examine the collection at Old Vine House.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip itinerary planning tool.

Santiago de Compostela, Spain to Maribor is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Santiago de Compostela in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Maribor: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
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— 2 nights
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 12th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Bled Island, hike along Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bled travel planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Bled, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:


— 1 night
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 14th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Piran tour builder.

Traveling by car from Bled to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Bled in June, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife · Spas · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 14:


— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Triple Bridge make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 16th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Ljubljana. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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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.