8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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


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: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Triglav National Park, Room Escape Games, &more) and Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, walk around Tivoli Park, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online trip planner.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, expect Ljubljana to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive 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.
On the 12th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then get around town with Vogel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

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Getting from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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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 13th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at 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 14th (Sun): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · 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.