9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Postojna
— 1 night
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Portorož
— 1 night
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Celje
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Postojna

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum and then Head underground at Škocjan Caves. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Postojna Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Postojna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in August: highs in Postojna hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
On the 5th (Thu), make a trip to Walls of Piran, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Portorož trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Portorož takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Portorož. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Celje.

Things to do in Portorož

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Celje

— 1 night
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Trebnik Manor and Town Park, admire the landmark architecture of Celje National Hall, and then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle.

To plan Celje vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Portorož to Celje in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Celje sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:

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 (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana, and finally stroll around Tivoli Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip maker tool.

Drive from Celje to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore hidden gems such as Parasailing & Paragliding and Peričnik Falls. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lake Bohinj and Bled Castle. When in Bled, make a side trip to see Mostnica Gorge in Stara Fužina, approximately Stara Fužina away. There's lots more to do: fly down the slopes at Straža Bled, laugh and play at Dino Park Bled - Radovljica, trek along Vintgar Gorge, and admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bled day trip planning website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:

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.