8 days in Alpine Slovenia, Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Alpine Slovenia, Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Portorož
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 1 night
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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.
Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, and take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled journey builder site.

Paris, France to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

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 16th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

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Bohinjsko Jezero is just a stone's throw from Bled. In September in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:

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 17th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec online trip maker.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

Portorož

— 2 nights
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): make a trip to Walls of Piran, indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, walk around Park Pietro Coppo, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Portorož trip builder site.

Getting from Bovec to Portorož by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in September, expect Portorož to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Portorož

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Postojna itinerary builder website.

Getting from Portorož to Postojna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portorož in September, things will get slightly colder in Postojna: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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