5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation builder

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Drive
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Piran
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Train
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Tolmin
— 1 night
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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): make a trip to Tartini Square and then get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Piran online trip itinerary planner.

Metzingen, Germany to Piran is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In August, Piran is somewhat warmer than Metzingen - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Childrens Museums

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then Head underground at Postojna Cave, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

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

Getting from Piran to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Piran in August, with highs in Ljubljana at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Bled

— 1 night
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 14th (Sat): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bled Island.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bled driving holiday website.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a train to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trip

Tolmin

— 1 night
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Tolmin Castle and then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tolmin journey builder tool.

Traveling by train from Bled to Tolmin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bled in August since evenings lows in Tolmin dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tolmin

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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.