8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 4 nights
— 2 nights


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 2nd (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, see the interesting displays at Oplen House Museum, then stroll through Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero journey planner.

Memmingen, Germany to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In July in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation
Side Trip
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Wine Tasting Bled, Mala Osojnica, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and make a trip to Ljubljana Castle.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trips
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing. Keep things going the next day: hike along Krampež Waterfall and then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bovec holiday planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bovec in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
Side Trip
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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.