5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally stroll through Straža Bled. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bled trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Bled is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bled, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then take a pleasant ride with Lipica Stud Farm.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Postojna day trip planning site.

Drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Postojna sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.