7 days in Slovenia & Trieste Itinerary

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Divača, Slovenia
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Postojna, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
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Trieste, Italy
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Divača, Slovenia — 1 day

Divača is a large nucleated village in the Littoral region of Slovenia, near the Italian border. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Divača trip itinerary tool.

Medolla, Italy to Divača is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also drive. In September in Divača, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Postojna.
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Postojna, Slovenia — 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Predjama Castle. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip maker tool.

Postojna is just a stone's throw from Divača. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Divača in September; daily highs in Postojna reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana, Slovenia — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 14th (Wed), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana journey planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Bled.
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Bled, Slovenia — 2 nights

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 16th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum and then explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge. On your second day here, awaken your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled, then take a tour by water with Diving Bled, and then explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Bled sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Bled are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Trieste.
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Trieste, Italy — 1 day

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
On the 18th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Greek Orthodox Church Saint Nicholas , examine the collection at Museum of Antiquities "J.J. Winckelmann ", take a stroll through Old City, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of Santa Maria Maggiore, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Val Rosandra Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Trieste route builder app.

Traveling by car from Bled to Trieste takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bled in September: high temperatures in Trieste hover around 28°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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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