8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner
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Bled
— 1 night
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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Zgornje Gorje
— 1 night
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Mojstrana
— 1 night
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5
Kranjska Gora
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Zgornje Jezersko
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7
Solčava
— 1 night
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8
Mežica
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9
Maribor
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10
Ptuj
— 1 night
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11
Stahovica
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Kamnik
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13
Škofja Loka
— 1 night
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Postojna
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Soča
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Bovec
— 1 night
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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 2nd (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Bled Island and then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Bled route planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zgornje Gorje.
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Zgornje Gorje — 1 night

Nestled in a green valley and surrounded by rolling hills, Zgornje Gorje is dominated by the spire of the parish church in the center of the village.
For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zgornje Gorje online trip planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Zgornje Gorje by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October in Zgornje Gorje, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mojstrana.
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Mojstrana — 1 night

Take a trip to Mojstrana to use the town as a convenient base for explorations into the Julian Alps.
To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mojstrana online trip itinerary planner.

Mojstrana is just a stone's throw from Zgornje Gorje. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. You will leave for Kranjska Gora on the 5th (Wed).
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Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, and then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip itinerary builder website.

Kranjska Gora is very close to Mojstrana. In October, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zgornje Jezersko.
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Zgornje Jezersko

Zgornje Jezersko is a settlement and administrative centre of the Municipality of Jezersko in northern Slovenia. On the 5th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Plansarsko Jezero.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zgornje Jezersko online holiday maker.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Zgornje Jezersko in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Solčava.
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Solčava — 1 night

Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Solčava trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Zgornje Jezersko to Solčava takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Solčava can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 6th (Thu), you're off to Mežica.
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Mežica

Mežica is a town and a municipality in northern Slovenia. On the 6th (Thu), examine the collection at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, pause for some photo ops at Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Dravograd.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mežica online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Solčava to Mežica in an hour. October in Mežica sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.
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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip itinerary site.

Drive from Mežica to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 6th (Thu), you're off to Ptuj.
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Ptuj — 1 night

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 7th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument.

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Traveling by car from Maribor to Ptuj takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ptuj can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Stahovica.
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Stahovica

Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Krvavec, then take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gornji Grad Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Stahovica journey builder site.

Getting from Ptuj to Stahovica by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kamnik.
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Kamnik

History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kamnik visit app.

Kamnik is just a short distance from Stahovica. In October, daily temperatures in Kamnik can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You will leave for Škofja Loka on the 7th (Fri).
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Škofja Loka — 1 night

Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Škofja Loka day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kamnik to Škofja Loka takes an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Škofja Loka can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel to Postojna.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Postojna day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Škofja Loka to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Soča.
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Soča

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Soča online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Soča in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Postojna in October; daily highs in Soča reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. You'll set off for Bovec on the 8th (Sat).
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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.
On the 9th (Sun), admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec trip planner.

Drive from Soča to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Soča in October, things will get a bit cooler in Bovec: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.
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