8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Klagenfurt, Train to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Drive to Bovec
— 1 night
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 1 night
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Dusseldorf


Bovec — 1 night

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 15th (Wed): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Ravelnik Open Air Museum, hit the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, then ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, and finally take a memorable drive along Mangart Saddle.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bovec online holiday planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight, train, and car. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dusseldorf in February; daily highs in Bovec reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports
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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 17th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and finally take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Maribor — 1 night

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body, then hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, then awaken your taste buds at Tasting Maribor, and finally look for gifts at Vino Valdhuber.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Maribor road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Maribor are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.
Parks · Spas · Wineries · Shopping
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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 Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Krvavec (in Cerklje), Plansarsko Jezero (in Zgornje Jezersko) and Bled (Climbing Tours, Mala Osojnica, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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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.