10 days in Alpine Slovenia & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Alpine Slovenia & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Venice Treviso, Train to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Drive to Bovec
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
Fly

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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 10th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, then don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing.

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Paris, France to Bovec is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight, train, and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

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Koper

— 3 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Get some cultural insight at Predjama Castle and Lepa Vida Boutique Winery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Portorož Beach. Take a break from Koper with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Vipava, about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Getting from Bovec to Koper by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bovec in August: high temperatures in Koper hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Apiculture and Galerija Mikame. Popular historic sites such as Bled Castle and St. Martin's Parish Church are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče), Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve, Zgornjesavska Valley, &more) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall & Lake Bohinj). The adventure continues: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

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Traveling by car from Koper to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Koper in August, with highs in Bled at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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