11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Postojna — 1 night

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 14th (Mon): stop by Guštarna, then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, then don't miss a visit to Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama, and finally Head underground at Postojna Cave. On your second day here, Head underground at Divača Cave, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Postojna tour planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Postojna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Postojna, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Bovec — 3 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin), Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Nadiza (in Kranjska Gora). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Virje Waterfall, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure
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Bled — 6 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana), Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall, Lake Bohinj, &more) and Aqua Larix (in Kranjska Gora). Spend the 20th (Sun) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and get great views at Mala Osojnica.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bled day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Slovenia travel guide

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.