8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route builder

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Contemporary History, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Tivoli Park, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then take in the views from Cobblers' Bridge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana travel site.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get outdoors at Tolmin Gorge and River Rafting & Tubing. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kozjak Waterfall and Virje Waterfall. There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bovec journey planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bovec are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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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 20th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trip

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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bled vacation builder site.

Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjsko Jezero. In September in Bled, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.