9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
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Crni Kal
— 1 day
Drive
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Grahovo
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 1 night

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Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Koper Regional Museum as well as The Rotunda of St John the Baptist. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Rotunda of St John the Baptist, make a trip to Taverna Koper, ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain, steep yourself in history at Muda Gate, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Ferrari Garden, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Koper road trip planning site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Koper. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Crni Kal.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Crni Kal

— 1 day
Črni Kal is a village in southwestern Slovenia in the City Municipality of Koper. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra and then tee off at Golf Klub Lipica.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Crni Kal trip tool.

Crni Kal is just a short distance from Koper. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Grahovo.

Things to do in Crni Kal

Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Grahovo

— 1 night
Grahovo offers access to the shores of a scenic lake, known as one of Europes biggest intermittent bodies of water.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ljubljana Castle, Ljubljana Old Town, Ljubljana Free Tour, and other attractions you added. On the 8th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House, hike along Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then gain insight with Ljubljana Free Tour, and finally wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Grahovo tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Crni Kal to Grahovo takes an hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Crni Kal in September, with highs in Grahovo at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Grahovo

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
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 9th (Wed): snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, stop by Ljubljana Old Town, then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle. Keep things going the next day: trek along Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally walk around Tivoli Park.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Grahovo to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Triglav National Park, Tolmin Gorge and Kozjak Waterfall. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park, then Head underground at Postojna Cave, then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Slivnica. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then stop by Guštarna.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Postojna online route planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Postojna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Portorož

— 1 night
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
On the 13th (Sun), make a trip to Walls of Piran, make a trip to Tartini Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Portorož attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Portorož takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in September, expect Portorož to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C.

Things to do in Portorož

Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites · Parks

Side 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.