8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Piran
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Maribor
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Bled
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

2
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja). On the next day, look for gifts at Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio, then shop like a local with Galerija Fotografija, then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and finally take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

For maps and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary builder website .

Valletta, Malta to Ljubljana is an approximately 8-hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Valletta in November, things will get cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 11°C and lows about 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio, Postojna Caves
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Postojna Caves ©
Postojna Caves
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

1
night
Piran

Piran ©
On the 18th (Sun), stop by Nika's Tiny House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. George, get great views at Strunjan Cliff, then make a trip to Piran Town Walls, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Piran travel route builder website .

Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in November, with highs in Piran at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Koper, Strunjan
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Nature Park Strunjan ©
Nature Park Strunjan
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George

1
night
Maribor

Maribor ©
Maribor is the second-largest city in Slovenia with about 95,500 inhabitants in 2016. On the 19th (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at Europark Maribor, do a tasting at Dveri Pax Winery, look for gifts at Vino Valdhuber, then learn about winemaking at Ramsak Winery, then enjoy breathtaking views from Maribor Cathedral Bell Tower, and finally make a trip to Slomskov Trg.

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You can drive from Piran to Maribor in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in November, things will get slightly colder in Maribor: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dveri Pax Winery, Vino Valdhuber
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Dveri Pax Winery ©
Dveri Pax Winery
Vino Valdhuber ©
Vino Valdhuber
Maribor Cathedral Bell Tower ©
Maribor Cathedral Bell Tower

3
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Bled Castle (Blejski Grad) and Radovljica Old Town will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Jasna and sLOVEnia HORSE RIDING. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps (in Kranjska Gora) and Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio (in Kranj). There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bled and stroll through Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar).

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bled trip planner .

You can drive from Maribor to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio, Radovljica Old Town
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sLOVEnia HORSE RIDING ©
sLOVEnia HORSE RIDING
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled

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