8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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 9th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bovec trip planner.

Florence, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Florence in August; daily highs in Bovec reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

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Bohinjsko Jezero

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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 11th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero journey planning app.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

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Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Triglav National Park, Zipline, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica). There's much more to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, stop by Guštarna, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

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Slovenia travel guide

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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.