8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Church of St. Joseph (in Soča), Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora) and Soča Valley (in Bovec). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bled holiday planning tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bled is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Piran.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Piran — 1 night

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 4th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Piran holiday builder.

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. Traveling from Bled in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Postojna.
Wildlife · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Side Trip
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, and then Head underground at Cross Cave. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then Head underground at Planina Cave.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Postojna trip website.

You can drive from Piran to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Piran in July: high temperatures in Postojna hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stop by Ljubljana Old Town, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Triple Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally walk around Tivoli Park.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip builder.

You can drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
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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.