8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bohinjsko Jezero
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— 5 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Milan


Bovec — 1 night

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 10th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bovec trip itinerary maker tool.

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. In August, Bovec is a bit cooler than Milan - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 12th (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Triglav National Park, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna (Predjama Castle, Postojna Cave, &more). And it doesn't end there: visit Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana visit planner.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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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.