7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 day
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Škocjan
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Koper
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 31st (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Ljubljana route maker.

Gliwice, Poland to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors
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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 1st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled online holiday planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 day
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 3rd (Tue), stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero online journey planner.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a short distance from Bled. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure
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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 4th (Wed): stop by Guštarna and then Head underground at Postojna Cave.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna trip planning website.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Postojna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Shopping
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Škocjan

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Škocjan trip itinerary planning website.

Škocjan is just a short distance from Postojna. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks
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Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 5th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, make a trip to Walls of Piran, and then admire the landmark architecture of Piazza Tito.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Koper trip planner.

Koper is just a stone's throw from Škocjan. In August, daily temperatures in Koper can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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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.