7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec
— 1 night
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Bled
— 1 night
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Solčava
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Piran
— 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.
On the 31st (Sat), sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the activities along Source of the Soča River.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Bovec trip planner.

Salzburg, Austria to Bovec is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In July in Bovec, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): get great views at Ojstrica, hike along Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally look for gifts at Zakladi Slovenije.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bled vacation planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Solčava.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:

Solčava

— 1 night
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Logar Valley Landscape Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Mary of the Snow, and then look for gifts at Center Rinka.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Solčava tour site.

Getting from Bled to Solčava by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Solčava

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:

Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stop by Ljubljana Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

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 4th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, and finally stop by Guštarna.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Postojna online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Piran tour itinerary app.

Drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Postojna in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:

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.