8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ljubljana
— 4 nights
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
3
Bovec
— 2 nights

4
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Castle. Ljubljana Castle and Bled Island will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Mala Osojnica, Straža Bled, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and France Preseren's Birth House - museum (in Žirovnica). Spend the 4th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, see the interesting displays at House of Illusions, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana travel planner.

Bologna, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bologna in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge, France Preseren's Birth House - museum
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
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 5th (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero visit planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel ©
Vogel
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

2
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, make a trip to Predil Pass, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, then paddle through the water with X Point, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bovec are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, X Point
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Zipline
X Point ©
X Point

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