7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour itinerary planner

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Bovec
— 1 night
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 1 night
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bovec trip itinerary planning tool.

Chavornay, Switzerland to Bovec is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

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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 20th (Fri): stroll through Triglav National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bled trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 21st (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): Head underground at Postojna Cave, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then explore the galleries of Military Museum Tabor.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna day trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Museums

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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.