10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Mežica
— 1 night
Drive
3
Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Škocjan
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dresden

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Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Soča Valley, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bovec route planner.

Dresden, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mežica.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Mežica

— 1 night
Mežica is a town and a municipality in northern Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Plečnik Monument, then appreciate the history behind Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, and then grab your bike and head to Black Hole Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mežica trip planner.

Getting from Bovec to Mežica by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, train, and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Mežica can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Mežica

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 31st (Tue), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the striking features of Bled Island, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally trek along Vintgar Gorge. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then catch a ride on Vogel, then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and finally admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bled road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Mežica to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Winery Tilia Estate. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then appreciate the views at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Postojna trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Bled to Postojna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Postojna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Škocjan.

Things to do in Postojna

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
On the 4th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Škocjan trip planner.

Škocjan is just a stone's throw from Postojna. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 5th (Sun), make a trip to Tartini Square, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran trip maker site.

You can drive from Škocjan to Piran in an hour. 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 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.