8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Bus to Bovec
— 1 night
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 5 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Nuremberg


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 12th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, then get great views at Three Country Border, and finally identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bovec road trip planning site.

Nuremberg, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then stroll through Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero online trip builder.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Colnar - Boatman, Bled Island, &more) and Prešeren House (in Kranj). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, have fun and explore at House of Illusions, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read Ljubljana holiday app.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough 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.