8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lipica
— 1 night
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.
Kids will enjoy Parasailing & Paragliding and Zipline. Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Vintgar Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, head outdoors with Mala Osojnica, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bled vacation planner.

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, Bled is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, then admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, identify plant and animal life at Strunjan Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran online road trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Piran in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Bled in July, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm, see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, then learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor, and finally tee off at Golf Klub Lipica.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lipica route tool.

You can drive from Piran to Lipica in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Lipica, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Lipica

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Golf

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then see the interesting displays at Toplar Double Hayrack, and finally explore the activities along Cerknica Lake.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Postojna online road trip planner.

Postojna is very close to Lipica. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lipica in July: high temperatures in Postojna hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:

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.