8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then Head underground at Divača Cave. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Postojna Cave, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Postojna trip maker.

Brussels, Belgium to Postojna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brussels in August, you will find days in Postojna are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 7th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then explore the activities along Soča Valley, then take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bovec trip planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Bovec in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bled.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Nature
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Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Bring the kids along to Bled Island and Triglav National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Vogel). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, stroll through Straža Bled, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bled route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Slovenia travel guide

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.