13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled — 5 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Family-friendly places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Bled Island will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Ukanc Military Cemetery, Lake Bohinj, &more), Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel & Vršič Pass) and Three Country Border (in Rateče). Spend the 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Vintgar Gorge, appreciate the history behind Colnar - Boatman, get great views at Straža Bled, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bled, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
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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.
Bring the kids along to Zipline and Soča Valley. Go for a jaunt from Bovec to Tolmin to see Tolmin Gorge about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, contemplate the long history of Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.
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Postojna — 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Postojna side-trips: Cross Cave (in Grahovo) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, and step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To find out how to plan a trip to Postojna, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bovec to Postojna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daytime highs in Postojna are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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.