11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
When in Bovec, make a side trip to see Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin, approximately Tolmin away. There's much more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec sightseeing planner.

Turin, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Traveling from Turin in August, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Bovec. You'll set off for Bled on the 19th (Fri).
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Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 19th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bled Island, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Keep things going the next day: hike along Vintgar Gorge, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bled holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for Kamnik.
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Kamnik — 2 nights

History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at Natural Health Resort and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Little Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Plansarsko Jezero, then stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kamnik journey site.

You can drive from Bled to Kamnik in an hour. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in Kamnik can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll set off for Ljubljana on the 23rd (Tue).
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). And it doesn't end there: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana journey maker app.

Ljubljana is just a short distance from Kamnik. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive back home.
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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.