8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 day
Drive
2
Lipica
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Velenje
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bled
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Milan

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Postojna

— 1 day
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 24th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Postojna trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Postojna is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in July, Postojna is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:

Lipica

— 2 nights
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum Tabor, then get a taste of the local shopping with Avgust Cernigoj Gallery, then visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Vilenica Cave. On your second day here, try your luck at Grand Casino Lipica, then play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica, and then see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lipica itinerary builder.

Lipica is just a stone's throw from Postojna. Traveling from Postojna in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Lipica, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Velenje.

Things to do in Lipica

Casinos · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Velenje

— 2 nights
With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): Head underground at Hell Cave, examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, then examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, and finally ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Velenje Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Velenje itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lipica to Velenje takes 2 hours. July in Velenje sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Velenje

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

Bled

— 3 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 Parasailing & Paragliding and Bled Island. Spend the 31st (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, stroll through Straža Bled, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bled route builder site.

Drive from Velenje to Bled in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 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.