11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Bled
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Škocjan
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
5
Postojna
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
6
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 30 min
End: London

2
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 4th (Sat): look for gifts at SMILE Concept Store, then partake in some friendly competition at Unlock Ljubljana, then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Congress Square (Kongresni trg), contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House, see the interesting displays at Slovenian Ethnographic Museum, then get curious at House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov, and finally delve into the distant past at City Museum of Ljubljana.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana attractions planner.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Slovenian Ethnographic Museum ©
Slovenian Ethnographic Museum
City Museum of Ljubljana ©
City Museum of Ljubljana
Plečnik's House ©
Plečnik's House

3
nights
Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Peričnik Waterfall. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bled Castle and Museum of Apiculture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Intersport Bernik (in Kranjska Gora), Mount Triglav (in Mojstrana) and Church of St John the Baptist (in Bohinjsko Jezero). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame, take in the dramatic scenery at Iglica Waterfall, and admire the striking features of Bled Island.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bled travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bled are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mojstrana, Intersport Bernik, Museum of Apiculture, Church of St John the Baptist
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
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 9th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine, then examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Marije Snezne, learn more about the world around you at Mediadom Pyrhani, stop by Nika's Tiny House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Piran trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bled in April, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Koper, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Church of St. Francis of Assisi ©
Church of St. Francis of Assisi
St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve

few
hours
Škocjan

Škocjan ©
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
On the 11th (Sat), make a trip to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra and then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Škocjan tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Piran to Škocjan in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra ©
Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra

1
night
Postojna

Postojna ©
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.
On the 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Karst Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Postojna trip itinerary website.

Postojna is just a short distance from Škocjan. In April, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums
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Karst Museum ©
Karst Museum
Toplar Double Hayrack ©
Toplar Double Hayrack

2
nights
Ljubljana

Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Metelkova, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then stop by Chocolate store Cukrcek, and finally get outside with Balonarski Center Barje.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana sightseeing planner.

Getting from Postojna to Ljubljana by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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