8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Drive to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Train to Klagenfurt Hbf, Fly to Dubrovnik


Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Triglav National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama), Bled (Room Escape Games, Bled Island, &more) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find reviews and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana itinerary app.

Dubrovnik, Croatia to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, Ljubljana is slightly colder than Dubrovnik - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car 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 17th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero online travel route planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bovec.
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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.
On the 18th (Thu), examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bovec trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time 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.