9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Vogel, &more). Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled online travel planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Bled is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bled, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, then witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bovec day trip planning site.

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. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Postojna.
Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
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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 14th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then get all the information you need at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake. On the next day, stop by Guštarna, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveta Trojica.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Postojna itinerary maker app.

Drive from Bovec to Postojna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August in Postojna, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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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.