8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner
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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 2 nights


Ljubljana — 4 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: Bled (Straža Bled, Bled Island, &more), Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana online travel route planner.

Milan, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, fly down the slopes at Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec itinerary website.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.
Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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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.