9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Čatež ob Savi
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive

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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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Ljubljana Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Logar Valley Landscape Park (in Solčava) and Velika Planina (in Stahovica). There's much more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana travel itinerary planner.

Milan, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. In August, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Milan - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bled.
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Vintgar Gorge and Bled Island. Visit Bled Castle and Church of St John the Baptist for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Savica Waterfall, &more) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, hit the slopes at Straža Bled, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bled online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Čatež ob Savi.
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Čatež ob Savi — 1 night

Located at the confluence of the Sava and Krka rivers in eastern Slovenia, the small village of Catez ob Savi attracts various types of tourists.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stroll around Otočec Castle Park, then tee off at Golf Grad Otočec, and then relax and rejuvenate at Terme Čatež.

Before you visit Čatež ob Savi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Bled to Čatež ob Savi by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Čatež ob Savi are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Postojna.
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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 (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then Head underground at Postojna Cave, and then Head underground at Planina Cave. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, and then admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Čatež ob Savi to Postojna in 1.5 hours. In August in Postojna, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car back 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.
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