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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 5th (Sat), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Italian Charnel House, then explore the activities along Soča Valley, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Bovec holiday maker website.

Milan, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Milan in August, things will get a bit cooler in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Nature
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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 7th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planning tool.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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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: Bled (Bled Island, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), France Preseren's Birth House - museum (in Žirovnica) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's much more to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, find something for the whole family at Escape Room Enigmarium, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana visit planner.

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, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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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.