8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 3 nights
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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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.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj). Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Bled Island, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bled tour itinerary planning tool.

Ljubljana to Bled is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bovec.
Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
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Bovec — 2 nights

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 13th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bovec itinerary tool.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Bovec, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Postojna.
Nature · Parks · Tours · Adventure
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Postojna — 2 nights

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 15th (Fri): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave.

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

You can drive from Bovec to Postojna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. July in Postojna sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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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.