11 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Venice, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Bordeaux

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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Spend the 11th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ljubljana online vacation planner.

Bordeaux, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Koper

— 4 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Koper: Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Vinakras Sežana (in Sežana). The adventure continues: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings and tourist information, read Koper online trip builder.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Koper, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Koper

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Nova Gorica

— 2 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
On the 18th (Wed), do a tasting at Bjana, then take an in-depth tour of Vipolže Villa, then do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Gonjače Viewing Tower and then make a trip to Šmartno.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nova Gorica day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Koper to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips