8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
2
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
4
Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Spodnja Sorica
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Barcelona

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then don't miss a visit to Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Postojna travel planning tool.

Barcelona, Spain to Postojna is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Postojna when traveling from Barcelona in August, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Piran.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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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.
To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Piran trip builder.

You can drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 20°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ljubljana.
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Museums
Side Trip
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Ljubljana — 1 night

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana travel route tool.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bled.
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Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks
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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kids will enjoy Triglav National Park and Bled Island. When in Bled, make a side trip to see Lake Bohinj in Bohinjsko Jezero, approximately Bohinjsko Jezero away. There's much more to do: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bled trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Spodnja Sorica.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Spodnja Sorica — 1 night

Spodnja Sorica is a village in the Municipality of Železniki in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.It is the birthplace of the Slovene Impressionist painter Ivan Grohar. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Monument to Anton Ažbe and then snap pictures at Nesk's Footbridge.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Spodnja Sorica trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Spodnja Sorica in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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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.
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