8 days in Postojna, Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Bled Area Itinerary

8 days in Postojna, Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Bled Area Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour planner
©
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Idrija
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
4
Bled
— 3 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20

Postojna — 2 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Predjama Castle and Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje. Get outdoors at Postojna Cave and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park. Change things up with a short trip to Cross Cave in Grahovo (about 34 minutes away). It doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Postojna trip planner.

Santiago de Compostela, Spain to Postojna is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Postojna are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Idrija.
more
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:

Idrija — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Franja Partisan Hospital, then contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, and then stroll through Natural Bathing Place Lajšt.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Idrija online trip planner.

Drive from Postojna to Idrija in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Idrija sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
more
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:

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 12th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

Getting from Idrija to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bled.
more
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:

Bled — 3 nights

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 13th (Sat): trek along Vintgar Gorge, then trek along Mala Osojnica, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and finally explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Straža Bled, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bled trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
more
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15: