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 Rome


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 5th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Bovec trip planner.

Rome, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train and car; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, expect Bovec to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) 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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then stroll through Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

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Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Triglav National Park, Zipline, &more) and Prešeren House (in Kranj). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Postojna Cave, get engrossed in the history at The Secret Rooms of Hotel Jama, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

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Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can 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.