8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Venice Treviso, Train to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Drive to Bovec
— 2 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Valletta


Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Virje Waterfall. Get some historical perspective at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit. When in Bovec, make a side trip to see Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin, approximately Tolmin away. There's much more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, and admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

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Valletta, Malta to Bovec is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight, train, and car. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, train, and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Valletta in July: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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 21st (Thu): stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

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You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Bled.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): trek along Vintgar Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally get great views at Straža Bled. On your second day here, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bled Island.

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Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjsko Jezero. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.
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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.
On the 23rd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

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Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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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.