7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Bled
— 2 nights
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Štanjel
— 1 night
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Cerknica
— 2 nights
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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.
On the 9th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mala Osojnica, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and then duck into Galerija Mikame. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Martuljek Waterfalls, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, and then see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Bled itinerary planning tool.

Verona, Italy to Bled is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and shuttle; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Verona in August: high temperatures in Bled hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Štanjel.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

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Štanjel

— 1 night
Perched on top of a hill in western Slovenia, the charming town of Stanjel appeals to various kinds of travelers.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Štanjel Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Daniel, and then walk around Ferrari Garden.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Štanjel road trip planning site.

Drive from Bled to Štanjel in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bled in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Štanjel, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Štanjel

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
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 12th (Wed), get a new perspective on things with Boat Bohinj.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero vacation builder tool.

Getting from Štanjel to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Štanjel in August, things will get slightly colder in Bohinjsko Jezero: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cerknica.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Cerknica

— 2 nights
Cerknica invites travelers to explore the natural treasures of Slovenia's countryside.
On the 14th (Fri), explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, appreciate the views at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, then steep yourself in history at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sveta Trojica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Snežnik Castle and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cerknica trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Cerknica takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Cerknica are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cerknica

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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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.