5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Postojna
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Izola
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Nova Gorica
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 1 night
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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bled
— 1 night
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Škofja Loka
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Ljubljana
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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.
On the 22nd (Sun), Head underground at Škocjan Caves and then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Postojna trip planning website.

Ljubljana to Postojna is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Izola.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature

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Izola

Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
On the 22nd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Izola itinerary planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Izola in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Postojna in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Izola, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Izola

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Nova Gorica

— 1 night
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
On the 23rd (Mon), do a tasting at Bjana, make a trip to Šmartno, and then make a trip to Stazione Transalpina.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Nova Gorica trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Izola to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Nova Gorica are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries

Side Trips

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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.
For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bovec trip app.

Getting from Nova Gorica to Bovec by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Nova Gorica in August; daily highs in Bovec reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks
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Bohinjsko Jezero

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 24th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 25th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George and then get a dose of the wild on Great Emerald Adventure.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip planner.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Bohinjsko Jezero. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Bled

Wildlife · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

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Škofja Loka

Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
On the 25th (Wed), snap pictures at Nesk's Footbridge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Škofja Loka tour itinerary app.

You can drive from Bled to Škofja Loka in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Škofja Loka sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 26th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, visit Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Škofja Loka to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure
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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.