9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Frankfurt


Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bled Castle and Bled Island. Step out of the city life by going to Vintgar Gorge and Vogel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall, Lake Bohinj, &more). Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's more to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Bled is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
Parks · Outdoors · 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos and tourist information, refer to the Bovec road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Postojna Cave and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Triple Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Ljubljana takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Slovenia travel guide

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.