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
Fly
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ribno
— 1 night
Drive
3
Cerkno
Drive
4
Spodnja Idrija
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Strunjan
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Paris

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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.
You've now added Zipline Dolinka to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Savica Waterfall, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bled Island, take some stellar pictures from Straža Bled, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and hike along Vintgar Gorge.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bled holiday maker app.

Paris, France to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ribno.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:

Ribno

— 1 night
On the 6th (Fri), snap pictures at Bridge Under Griva and then appreciate the history behind Memorial to the National Liberation Battle in Dražgoše.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ribno vacation builder website.

Ribno is just a stone's throw from Bled. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cerkno.

Things to do in Ribno

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:

Cerkno

A small but important cultural center, Cerkno offers different types of activities throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital and then see the interesting displays at Davča Ethnographic Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cerkno holiday website.

Drive from Ribno to Cerkno in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Cerkno can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Spodnja Idrija.

Things to do in Cerkno

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:

Spodnja Idrija

— 2 nights
Spodnja Idrija is a settlement on the right bank of the Idrijca River in the Municipality of Idrija in the traditional Littoral region of Slovenia.The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to the Assumption of Mary and belongs to the Koper Diocese. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, stroll through Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, and then go deep underground at Idrija Kamšt.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Spodnja Idrija trip itinerary planner.

Spodnja Idrija is very close to Cerkno. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Strunjan.

Things to do in Spodnja Idrija

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:

Strunjan

— 1 night
Strunjan provides easy access to the nearby nature reserve, the longest section of unspoiled coastline in the Gulf of Trieste.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Strunjan tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Spodnja Idrija to Strunjan by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Strunjan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Strunjan

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:

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.