8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia itinerary planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bovec
— 2 nights
— 5 nights
Shuttle to Venice, Fly to Leon



— 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 23rd (Fri): admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, then explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Virje Waterfall, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip planner.

Leon, Spain to Bovec is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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— 5 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 France Preseren's Birth House - museum (in Žirovnica), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Mala Osojnica, Straža Bled, &more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ljubljana vacation builder site.

Getting from Bovec to Ljubljana by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trips

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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.