7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
2
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
3
Trenta
Drive
4
Kobarid
— 1 night
Drive
5
Idrija
Drive
6
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
7
Secovlje
Drive
8
Postojna
Drive
9
Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
10
Kranj
Drive
11
Podčetrtek
Drive
12
Maribor
Drive
13
Ivančna Gorica
— 1 night
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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.
On the 30th (Fri), hike along Vintgar Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bled Island.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Bled day trip planner.

Gothenburg, Sweden to Bled is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. While traveling from Gothenburg, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bled, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:

Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and finally don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kranjska Gora vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bled to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Trenta.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 1:

Trenta

Trenta is a settlement in the Municipality of Bovec in the traditional Gorizia region in western Slovenia.It lies on the upper Soča river in the Goriška region, the northern part of the Slovene Littoral, along the road from Bovec up to Vršič Pass. To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Trenta online trip planner.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Trenta in an hour. In August in Trenta, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. You'll set off for Kobarid on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Trenta

Parks
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:

Kobarid

— 1 night
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Kobarid online trip maker.

You can drive from Trenta to Kobarid in an hour. In August in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. You'll set off for Idrija on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Kobarid

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:

Idrija

While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Idrija online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kobarid to Idrija in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Idrija are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll set off for Piran on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Idrija

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:

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), take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, and finally take in the waterfront at Port Piran.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Piran trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Idrija to Piran in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Idrija in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Secovlje.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:

Secovlje

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Secovlje visit planner.

Secovlje is very close to Piran. In August in Secovlje, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 3rd (Tue), you're off to Postojna.

Things to do in Secovlje

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

Postojna

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.
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Postojna fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Secovlje to Postojna in an hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Secovlje in August, with highs in Postojna at 31°C and lows at 15°C. You will leave for Ljubljana on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana travel planning website.

Getting from Postojna to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kranj.

Things to do in Ljubljana

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

Kranj

The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kranj trip planner.

Kranj is just a short distance from Ljubljana. In August, daytime highs in Kranj are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll travel to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Kranj

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 5:

Podčetrtek

For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Podčetrtek trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Kranj to Podčetrtek in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll travel to Maribor.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Spas
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 5:

Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor travel planning app.

Getting from Podčetrtek to Maribor by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. You will leave for Ivančna Gorica on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 5:

Ivančna Gorica

— 1 night
Ivančna Gorica is a settlement and a municipality in central Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Bogenšperk Castle and then get engrossed in the history at Open-Air Museum of Josip Jurčič.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ivančna Gorica online trip planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Ivančna Gorica in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ivančna Gorica can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ivančna Gorica

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 5:

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.