8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Ljubljana
— 5 nights
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport, Drive to Brize Norton


Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Postojna (Karst Museum & Postojna Cave), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Triglav National Park, Mala Osojnica, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, walk around Tivoli Park, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana holiday planner.

Brize Norton, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brize Norton to Ljubljana. When traveling from Brize Norton in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Bovec.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec online tour planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In May in Bovec, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries
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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.