8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia planner
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 4 nights
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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 12th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Postojna road trip planning tool.

Manchester, UK to Postojna is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Manchester, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Postojna, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, then take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Bovec online travel planner.

Getting from Postojna to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Bled.
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Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step out of Bled with an excursion to Lake Bohinj in Bohinjsko Jezero--about 34 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, hit the slopes at Straža Bled, and take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bled road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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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.
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