8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h
End: Zurich

4
nights
Ljubljana

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 Nature & Wildlife Tours and Vintgar Gorge. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan), Bled (Bled Castle, Straza Bled, &more) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). There's much more to do: take in the views from Triple Bridge, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, stroll around Tivoli Park, and stroll through Congress Square (Kongresni trg).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip maker.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Bled, Škocjan Caves, Postojna Cave, Vintgar Gorge
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

2
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 7th (Thu), appreciate the views at Soča Valley, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bovec travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Kobarid
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero tour planning app.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist

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