8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Postojna
— 1 night
2
Lipica
— 1 night
3
Piran
— 1 night
4
Bovec
— 2 nights
5
Bled
— 2 nights

1
night
Postojna

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): Head underground at Postojna Cave and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then do a tasting at Vinakras Sežana.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna online tour builder.

Paris, France to Postojna is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July in Postojna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Lipica.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vinakras Sežana, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Škocjan Caves
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

1
night
Lipica

Lipica ©
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
On the 3rd (Sat), trot along with Lipica Stud Farm, then examine the collection at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, then brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum Tabor, and finally explore the historical opulence of Socerb Castle.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lipica vacation planner.

Lipica is very close to Postojna. Traveling from Postojna in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Lipica, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Lipica

Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Socerb Castle, Military Museum Tabor
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Military Museum Tabor ©
Military Museum Tabor
Lipica Stud Farm ©
Lipica Stud Farm
Socerb Castle ©
Socerb Castle

1
night
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 4th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Piran trip planning tool.

You can drive from Lipica to Piran in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Piran are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Portorož Beach
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Portorož Beach ©
Portorož Beach
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Walls of Piran ©
Walls of Piran

2
nights
Bovec

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 5th (Mon): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Joseph, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and finally don't miss a visit to Predil Pass. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bovec trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Piran in July; daily highs in Bovec reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Church of St. Joseph, Kozjak Waterfall, Vršič Pass
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass

2
nights
Bled

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 7th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bled Island, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Here are some ideas for day two: whizz through the canopy at Zipline Bohinj, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, and then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Vintgar Gorge, Zipline Bohinj
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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