8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner

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Bovec
— 1 night
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Portorož
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 18th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Joseph, and finally add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

Before you visit Bovec, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Bologna, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Bologna in July, things will get slightly colder in Bovec: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable ride with Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally examine the collection at Oplen House Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip maker site.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Portorož

— 1 night
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
On the 22nd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Portorož tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Portorož takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Portorož: highs are around 35°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Portorož

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ljubljana Old Town and Predjama Castle. Spend the 23rd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and stop by Babushka Boutique.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Portorož to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, Ljubljana is little chillier than Portorož - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

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Slovenia travel guide

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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.