9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Piran
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tolmin
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Celje
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Škofja Loka
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to San Cristobal de La Laguna

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): make a trip to Walls of Piran, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Piran trip itinerary planning tool.

San Cristobal de La Laguna, Spain to Piran is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Cristobal de La Laguna in July: highs in Piran hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Piran

Nature · Parks · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Tolmin

— 1 night
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tolmin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Tolmin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will leave for Bovec on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Tolmin

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites
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Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Bovec takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tolmin in July, with highs in Bovec at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 23rd (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks
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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 23rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bled online route planner.

Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjsko Jezero. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Maribor

— 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 24th (Sat), examine the collection at Maribor Regional Museum and then relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Maribor trip planner.

Drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Celje.

Things to do in Maribor

Spas · Museums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Tito Statue.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Celje vacation planner.

Drive from Maribor to Celje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Celje, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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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 25th (Sun): Head underground at Postojna Cave, visit Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. On your second day here, stroll around Volčji Potok Arboretum, then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and then snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Celje to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Škofja Loka

— 1 night
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Park of Bishops - Stara Loka.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Škofja Loka in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Škofja Loka sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Parks
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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.