9 days in Slovenia, Croatia & Slovakia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia, Croatia & Slovakia Itinerary

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
2
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
3
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
4
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

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 12th (Mon): hike along Vintgar Gorge, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square, and finally test your team's savvy at Escape Room Enigmarium. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town and then get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana day trip planning tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Ljubljana is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, things will get cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Escape Room Enigmarium ©
Escape Room Enigmarium
Cankarjevo Nabrežje ©
Cankarjevo Nabrežje

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mirogoj Cemetery and Arena Centar. There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and make a trip to Tkalciceva.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb road trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Zagreb in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Mirogoj Cemetery ©
Mirogoj Cemetery
Room Escape Games

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take a stroll through Old Town. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Cavtat Old Town, head off the coast to Lokrum Island, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik online trip maker.

Getting from Zagreb to Dubrovnik by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zagreb in December, with highs in Dubrovnik at 15°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bratislava.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
The Franciscan Church and Monastery ©
The Franciscan Church and Monastery
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, and then look for gifts at Cera Mel.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bratislava journey maker app.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Bratislava by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in December, expect Bratislava to be a bit cooler, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth
Cera Mel ©
Cera Mel

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