9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Bovec
— 1 day
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Kobarid
— 3 nights
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Škocjan
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Postojna
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Bled
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Bovec

— 1 day
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 11th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bovec road trip website.

Zlin, Czech Republic to Bovec is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. September in Bovec sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks
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Kobarid

— 3 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Step out of the city life by going to Isonzo and Tolmin Gorge. Take a break from Kobarid with a short trip to Šmartno in Kojsko, about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, steep yourself in history at Tolmin Castle, trek along Krampež Waterfall, and take in the views from Bridge of Napoleon.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kobarid day trip website.

Kobarid is just a stone's throw from Bovec. In September, daily temperatures in Kobarid can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Škocjan

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Škocjan sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Škocjan takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks
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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.
On the 14th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran online road trip planner.

You can drive from Škocjan to Piran in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Piran are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Thu) before leaving for Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Postojna

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): Head underground at Postojna Cave and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip builder website.

You can drive from Piran to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Piran in September, with highs in Postojna at 24°C and lows at 11°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
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 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, get great views at Prsivec, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 19th (Sun), you're off to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Bled

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 19th (Sun): get great views at Ojstrica.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bled online sightseeing planner.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Bohinjsko Jezero. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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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.