8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stahovica
— 1 night
Drive
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Lipica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive

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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.
Family-friendly places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Triglav National Park will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, appreciate the history behind Colnar - Boatman, and hit the slopes at Straža Bled.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled trip planning site.

Milan, Italy to Bled is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bled, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Stahovica.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Stahovica

— 1 night
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
On the 28th (Wed), walk around Volčji Potok Arboretum, stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Stahovica trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Stahovica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Stahovica

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Lipica

— 2 nights
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, trot along with Lipica Stud Farm, and then take in the exciting artwork at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery. Keep things going the next day: try to win big at Grand Casino Lipica, then explore the galleries of Military Museum Tabor, and then tee off at Golf Klub Lipica.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lipica trip planning website.

You can drive from Stahovica to Lipica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Stahovica in July since evenings lows in Lipica dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Lipica

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Casinos · Museums

Side Trip

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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 31st (Sat): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then see the interesting displays at Karst Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and finally examine the collection at Toplar Double Hayrack.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Postojna road trip planning tool.

Postojna is just a short distance from Lipica. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lipica in July; daily highs in Postojna reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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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.