14 days in Postojna, Soča Valley & Bled Itinerary

14 days in Postojna, Soča Valley & Bled Itinerary

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Postojna
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Tolmin
— 8 nights
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Bled
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Postojna

Postojna ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Adventure Park. Get in touch with nature at Cross Cave and Cerknica Lake. Get out of town with these interesting Postojna side-trips: Štanjel (Štanjel Castle & Ferrari Garden), Gewerkenegg Castle (in Idrija) and Snežnik Castle (in Stari Trg pri Lozu). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave, look for all kinds of wild species at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, make a trip to Museo Militare Di Pivka, and stop by Guštarna.

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

Salzburg, Austria to Postojna is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park ©
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park
Cross Cave ©
Cross Cave

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Tolmin

Tolmin ©
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Soča Valley and Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit. Visiting Virje Waterfall and Bovec Sport Center will get you outdoors. Explore Tolmin's surroundings by going to Kojsko (Gonjače Viewing Tower, Šmartno, &more), Bovec (Fort Hermann, Fort Kluze, &more) and Cerkno (Cerkno Museum & Franja Partisan Hospital). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, take in the local highlights with The Walks of Peace, steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and hike along Koseč Gorges.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tolmin road trip planner.

Drive from Postojna to Tolmin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Postojna in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Tolmin, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Bled.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Bovec Sport Center ©
Bovec Sport Center
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

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Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get outside with Ladja Bohinj Tourist Boat, find something for the whole family at Golden Horn Fairyland, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally shake up your sightseeing with TOP AGENCIJA. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then kick your exploration up a notch at Planica Zipline, and then hit the slopes at Planica Nordic Centre.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled vacation planner.

You can take a train from Tolmin to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tolmin in August, expect Bled to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Ladja Bohinj Tourist Boat ©
Ladja Bohinj Tourist Boat
Zelenci Nature Reserve ©
Zelenci Nature Reserve
Planica Nordic Centre ©
Planica Nordic Centre

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