8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
Make it your trip
— 4 nights
— 2 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Paris


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 (Wine Tasting Bled, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave) and Lake Petelinje (in Pivka). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, enjoy breathtaking views from Skyscraper (Neboticnik), and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana driving holiday site.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Bovec.
Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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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 6th (Sat), examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then explore the activities along Soča Valley, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trips
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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 8th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Transportation · Winter Sports
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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.