10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Predjama
— 1 night
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Izola
— 1 night
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Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Take a break from Bovec with a short trip to Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bovec travel route planner.

Erfurt, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kranjska Gora online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature
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Bled

— 2 nights
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 11th (Wed): trek along Vintgar Gorge, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then stroll through Bled Island, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bled trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then appreciate the views at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, and finally stop by Guštarna. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then appreciate the history behind Monument to Maksim Sedej in Ziri.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Postojna trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Bled to Postojna by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Predjama

— 1 night
Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje and then take in the awesome beauty at Nanos Plateau.

Discover how to plan a Predjama trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Predjama is very close to Postojna. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Izola.

Things to do in Predjama

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Izola

— 1 night
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Izola trip planner.

Traveling by car from Predjama to Izola takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Izola

Museums
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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.