5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step out of the city life by going to Vintgar Gorge and Bled Island. Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bled trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in August: highs in Bled hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bovec trip website.

Drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.
Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
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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.
On the 20th (Sat), Head underground at Postojna Cave, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then look for gifts at Guštarna.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Postojna driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Postojna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. August in Postojna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Nature · Parks · Shopping
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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.