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Bovec — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bovec trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Bovec reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Bled.
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Bled — 4 nights

Kids will appreciate attractions like Bled Island and Zipline. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj). Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Bled itinerary planning website.

Getting from Bovec to Bled by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Postojna.
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Postojna — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then take in the exciting artwork at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Postojna Cave, see the interesting displays at Karst Museum, and then Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bled to Postojna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Postojna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.