8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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.
Spend the 9th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

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Budapest, Hungary to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Ljubljana

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At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kobarid can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Nature

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The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Spend the 13th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, head off the coast to Bled Island, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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Getting from Kobarid to Bled by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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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.