8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Train to Brussels, Fly to Bovec
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Bovec
— 1 day
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Vipava
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Slovenj Gradec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 1 day
Fly to Paris CDG, Train to Lille

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Bovec

— 1 day
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec trip planning site.

Lille, France to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Lille in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bovec, with lows of 6°C. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure
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Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 11th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bled trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Bled, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vipava.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature
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Vipava

— 1 night
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then explore the historical opulence of Štanjel Castle.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vipava day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bled to Vipava takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, Vipava is a bit warmer than Bled - with highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Vipava

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
On the 13th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then stop by Guštarna, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Tourist Information Centre - Galerija. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): Head underground at Planina Cave, Head underground at Cross Cave, and then examine the collection at Karst Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna trip planner.

Postojna is just a stone's throw from Vipava. In October, Postojna is a bit cooler than Vipava - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Slovenj Gradec.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Slovenj Gradec

— 2 nights
Slovenj Gradec is a town in northern Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): go deep underground at The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, then ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Mozirski Gaj Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Carinthia Regional Museum - Slovenj Gradec, see the interesting displays at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Elizabeth.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Slovenj Gradec trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Postojna to Slovenj Gradec in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Slovenj Gradec

Museums · Fun & Games · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 1 day
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 17th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, visit Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana online travel planner.

You can drive from Slovenj Gradec to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
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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.