9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Žalec
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Žalec
— 1 day
Drive
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Celje
Drive
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Laško
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Žalec

— 1 day
Occupying the shores of the Savinja River in central Slovenia, Zalec remains famous for its beer fountain, the first one in Europe.
On the 3rd (Tue), admire the local landmark of Green Gold Beer Fountain, explore the fascinating underground world of Hell Cave, and then pause for some photo ops at Tito Statue.

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Brussels, Belgium to Žalec is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Brussels in August, you will find days in Žalec are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Celje.

Things to do in Žalec

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Celje

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.
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Celje is just a short distance from Žalec. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you're off to Laško.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

Laško

— 1 night
Nestled on the banks of the Savinja River, Lasko is both a spa town and home to the country's largest and most famous brewery.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Valvasorjev Square, soothe aching muscles at Thermana Park Laško, and then see the interesting displays at Lasko Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Laško trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Laško is just a short distance from Celje. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Laško

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Laško to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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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 7th (Sat), trek along Vintgar Gorge, then explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Straža Bled, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bled driving holiday planning website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Postojna

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then look for gifts at Guštarna, and finally view the masterpieces at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): Head underground at Planina Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Karst Museum.

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You can drive from Bled to Postojna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Piran

— 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 11th (Wed): look for gifts at Nika's Tiny House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Postojna in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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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.