8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Piran
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 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.
You've now added Velika Planina to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parasailing & Paragliding and Zipline. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna, Vršič Pass, &more) and Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero). There's much more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, take some stellar pictures from Straža Bled, and step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bled trip website.

Innsbruck, Austria to Bled is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In July in Bled, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
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 3rd (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Gornji Trg, then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip website.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 4:

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 5th (Thu): Head underground at Postojna Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then do a tasting at Vino Zorz.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Postojna online day trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

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Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Piran trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Postojna in August, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kozjak Waterfall. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, then contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

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Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Bovec to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:

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.