9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Podčetrtek
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Podčetrtek
— 1 day
Drive
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Kočevje
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dobrovo
— 1 night
Drive
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Stara Fužina
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Podčetrtek

— 1 day
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
On the 20th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Olimje Monastery and then identify plant and animal life at Jelenov Greben Homestead.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Podčetrtek trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Podčetrtek is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Brussels in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Podčetrtek: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Kočevje.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Shopping · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Kočevje

— 1 night
Together with the Krokar primeval forest, which is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Kočevje Region makes for a truly mystical forest landscape.
On the 21st (Sat), examine the collection at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House, then take a peaceful walk through Krokar Primeval Forest, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Rog.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kočevje road trip planner.

You can drive from Podčetrtek to Kočevje in 2 hours. Traveling from Podčetrtek in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kočevje, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Piran.

Things to do in Kočevje

Parks · Nature · Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): make a trip to Piazza Tito, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and then kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, and finally learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Piran journey website.

Getting from Kočevje to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kočevje in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dobrovo.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Dobrovo

— 1 night
Near the Italian border, Dobrovo remains a small settlement in a region known for its hilly orchards, vineyards, and olive groves.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), then take in the views from Solkan Bridge, and then make a trip to Šmartno.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, use the Dobrovo road trip tool.

You can drive from Piran to Dobrovo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, train, and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Dobrovo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Stara Fužina.

Things to do in Dobrovo

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Stara Fužina

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Stara Fužina trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dobrovo to Stara Fužina takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dobrovo in August, expect Stara Fužina to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Stara Fužina

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mala Osojnica and Museum of Apiculture. Escape the urban bustle at Zgornjesavska Valley and Martuljek Waterfalls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Capuchin Bridge (in Škofja Loka) and Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica & Zelenci Nature Reserve). And it doesn't end there: play a few rounds at Royal Bled Golf Course, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bled itinerary planner.

Bled is very close to Stara Fužina. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Nature

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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.