7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Bus to Bovec
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— 2 nights
Shuttle to Venice, Fly to Philadelphia


Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Bovec is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Philadelphia to Bovec, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Philadelphia in April: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 57°F and lows are around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vipava.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
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Vipava — 1 night

Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

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Drive from Bovec to Vipava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In April, Vipava is a bit warmer than Bovec - with highs of 64°F and lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Piran.
Parks · Nature · Wineries · Tours
Side Trips
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Piran — 1 night

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 2nd (Mon), make a trip to Walls of Piran, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Piran itinerary maker website.

Drive from Vipava to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Predjama.
Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites
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Predjama — 1 night

Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanos Plateau and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Predjama tour itinerary tool.

Drive from Piran to Predjama in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bled.
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trip
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): trek along Vintgar Gorge, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally head off the coast to Bled Island. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj and then take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Predjama to Bled in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Bled are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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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.