16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Kobarid
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Tolmin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Bled
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h
End: Lisbon

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 4th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Triglav, take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Savica, enjoy some friendly competition at Bohinj Bowling, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Monument To Four Courageous Men, then take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmecica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, and finally take some stellar pictures from Prsivec.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero visit planning website .

Lisbon, Portugal to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Lisbon to Bohinjsko Jezero, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in August, things will get slightly colder in Bohinjsko Jezero: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Bohinjska Bistrica, Church of St John the Baptist, Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, Triglav
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist
Prsivec ©
Prsivec

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 (Thu): sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, steep yourself in history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, make a trip to Denkmal Am Predilpass, then contemplate the waterfront views at Soca Valley, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley
Boka Waterfall ©
Boka Waterfall
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall

3
nights
Kobarid

Kobarid ©
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tonovcov Grad - Kobarid and St Mary of the Assumption church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Slap Kozjak and Italian Charnel House. There's still lots to do: get outside with Isonzo, learn about all things military at Drezenica, hike along Slap Krampez, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kobarid visit planner.

Traveling by bus from Bovec to Kobarid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Tolmin.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Kozjak Waterfalls ©
Kozjak Waterfalls
Isonzo ©
Isonzo
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum

2
nights
Tolmin

Tolmin ©
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Tolmin Museum, then delve into the distant past at Kozlov Rob, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and finally explore the ancient world of Archeological Park Divje babe.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tolmin day trip site .

Tolmin is very close to Kobarid. Traveling from Kobarid in August, expect Tolmin to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can take a train to Bled.

Things to do in Tolmin

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Archeological Park Divje babe
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Tolmin Gorge ©
Tolmin Gorge
Archeological Park Divje babe ©
Archeological Park Divje babe
Kozlov Rob ©
Kozlov Rob

2
nights
Bled

Bled ©
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 Rock bar Bled. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bled Castle and Bled Island. Step out of the city life by going to Vintgar Gorge and The Martuljek waterfalls. When in Bled, make a side trip to see Zelenci Nature Reserve in Kranjska Gora, approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall, walk around Zdraviliski Park, and stroll through Straza Bled.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled trip planner .

You can take a train from Tolmin to Bled in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tolmin in August, things will get slightly colder in Bled: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pokljuka Gorge, Zelenci Nature Reserve, The Martuljek waterfalls
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Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

5
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Jazz Club Gajo - Jazz Paradise has been added to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Celje Castle and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ljubljana Old Town and Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Krizna Jama Cave (in Grahovo), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad) (in Ptuj). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History (Muzej Novejse Zgodovine Slovenije), make a trip to Mestni Trg, and get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrezje.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner .

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad), Celje Castle, Krizna Jama Cave, Postojna Cave
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Krizna Jama Cave ©
Krizna Jama Cave

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