8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec
— 1 day
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Cerkno
— 3 nights
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Bovec — 1 day

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 17th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Virje Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

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Zagreb, Croatia to Bovec is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. When traveling from Zagreb in July, plan for slightly colder days in Bovec, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 3 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Get in touch with nature at Peričnik Falls and Zelenci Nature Reserve. Get some cultural insight at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary and Slovenian Alpine Museum. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, take in the dramatic scenery at Martuljek Waterfalls, make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica, and see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

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Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough 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.
On the 21st (Thu), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, and finally see the interesting displays at Oplen House Museum.

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Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Cerkno.
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Cerkno — 3 nights

A small but important cultural center, Cerkno offers different types of activities throughout the year.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem). Get in touch with nature at Cross Cave and Natural Bathing Place Lajšt. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cerkno: Snežnik Castle (in Stari Trg pri Lozu) and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Franja Partisan Hospital, explore the galleries of Gewerkenegg Castle, and go deep underground at Idrija Kamšt.

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You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Cerkno in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Cerkno are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.
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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.
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