8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Bus to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Zipline, Triglav National Park, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave). Next up on the itinerary: visit Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online tour planner.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, hit the slopes at Vogel, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero day trip app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
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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.
On the 19th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bovec driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.
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