8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner

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Bovec
— 1 night
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Predjama
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): paddle through the water with X Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then make a trip to Predil Pass. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Church of St. Joseph, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, then identify plant and animal life at Virje Waterfall, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Bovec fast, fun, and easy.

Bologna, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bologna in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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Predjama

— 1 night
Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. On the 2nd (Wed), trek along Nanos Plateau and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Predjama trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Predjama takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Predjama

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Popular historic sites such as Predjama Castle and Ljubljana Castle are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Ljubljana Old Town and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Step out of Ljubljana with an excursion to Postojna Cave in Postojna--about 44 minutes away. Spend the 5th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Triple Bridge, wander the streets of Metelkova, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary website.

Getting from Predjama to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, and finally head off the coast to Bled Island. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Bled are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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.