15 days in The Balkans Itinerary

15 days in The Balkans Itinerary

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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Stahovica
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Koper
— 2 nights
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Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Boka Waterfall, Great Soča Gorge, Source of the Soča River, and other attractions you added. Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Kozjak Waterfall will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip planning website.

Marktheidenfeld, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Krampež Waterfall has been added to your itinerary. On the 4th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, and then trek along Krampež Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Tolmin Castle.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tolmin sightseeing app.

You can drive from Bovec to Tolmin in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bovec in August: high temperatures in Tolmin hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Nadiza has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Nadiza, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tolmin in August, things will get little chillier in Bohinjsko Jezero: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Transportation · Outdoors

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Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Peričnik Falls as well as Ledine Intermittent Lake. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bled Castle and Bled Island. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vršič Pass and Lake Jasna. There's still lots to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, stroll through Straža Bled, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Jacob.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled travel route planner.

Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjsko Jezero. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Stahovica.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:

Stahovica

— 2 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
On the 10th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Little Castle and then tee off at Golf Arboretum. On your second day here, hit the slopes at Krvavec, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, and then walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Stahovica trip planning site.

You can drive from Bled to Stahovica in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Stahovica, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Stahovica

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:

Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Cross Cave has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): Head underground at Cross Cave, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and finally explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

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You can drive from Stahovica to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:

Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 13th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Friary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum and then admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Koper attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Koper is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14: