9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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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 3rd (Thu): stroll around Tivoli Park, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River. On the next day, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

Plan my day in Ljubljana using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Klarna Trips.

Barcelona, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Barcelona in August since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bled.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Adventure
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall & Lake Bohinj). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bled holiday planning website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trips
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Bovec — 1 night

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 8th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bovec, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Piran.
Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
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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.
On the 9th (Wed), kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Piran day trip planning app.

Drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in August, expect Piran to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Postojna.
Wildlife · Museums · Beaches · Tours
Side Trip
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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.
On the 10th (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then stop by Guštarna, and finally explore the activities along Cerknica Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Škocjan Caves and then see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Piran to Postojna in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Postojna to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips
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Slovenia travel guide

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.