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 1st (Sat), explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley. On your second day here, explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

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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 July, expect Bovec to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough 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 3rd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then hit the slopes at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

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You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (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.
Bring the kids along to Ljubljana Old Town and Zipline. Visiting Vintgar Gorge and Postojna Cave will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan), Svetilnik Beach (in Izola) and Bled (Ojstrica, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). Spend the 7th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, take a stroll through Metelkova, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

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Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (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.