8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Bus to Bovec
— 2 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome


Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Lake Jasna. Step out of the city life by going to Tolmin Gorge and Soča Valley. Go for a jaunt from Bovec to Kranjska Gora to see Vršič Pass about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum and admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

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Rome, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Rome in July, things will get little chillier in Bovec: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure
Side Trips
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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 19th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

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You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Piran.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation
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Piran — 1 night

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a trip to Walls of Piran, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

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Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in July: high temperatures in Piran hover around 35°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River. Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Straža Bled. Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Bohinjska Bela to see Iglica Waterfall about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and walk around Tivoli Park.

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Drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in July; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trips
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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.