8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Drive to Ben Gurion International Airport, Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 day
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
— 3 nights


Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 day

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 30th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Vogel and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planning site.

Jerusalem, Israel to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jerusalem in August: highs in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bovec.
Parks · Nature · Transportation · Winter Sports
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Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Bovec road trip tool.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trips
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): view the masterpieces at Loza Gallery, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Manzioli Square, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Piran sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September, Piran is a bit warmer than Bovec - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
Shopping · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step out of the city life by going to Postojna Cave and Zipline. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Castle, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Next up on the itinerary: visit Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Piran to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in September, expect Ljubljana to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can fly back home.
Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks
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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.