8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Bovec
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: London

5
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step off the beaten path and head to Beer Tastings & Tours and Peričnik Waterfall. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Maribor (Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, Piramida (Pyramid Hill), &more), Lake Jasna (in Kranjska Gora) and Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad) (in Ptuj). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev), get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrezje, make a trip to Mestni Trg, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery (Narodna Galerija).

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from London to Ljubljana, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Maribor, Piran, Koper, Idrija, Kranj
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Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad) ©
Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad)
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Radovljica Old Town ©
Radovljica Old Town

1
night
Bovec

Bovec ©
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 11th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, don't miss a visit to Denkmal Am Predilpass, head outdoors with Mangrtska Cesta - Die mautpflichtige Mangartstrasse, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, then see the interesting displays at Fort Kluze, and finally don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Bovec sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Source of Soca River, Positive sport
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Positive sport ©
Positive sport
Ravelnik Open Air Museum ©
Ravelnik Open Air Museum
Denkmal Am Predilpass ©
Denkmal Am Predilpass

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
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 12th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Succursal Church Of The Holy Spirit By The Lake, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triglav, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planning website .

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Church of St John the Baptist, Triglav
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Triglav ©
Triglav
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist