16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner

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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Island, &more), Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica) and Rudolf Maister's House (in Kamnik). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, walk around Tivoli Park, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and stroll through Vintgar Gorge.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Ljubljana. In April, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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 27th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally examine the collection at Oplen House Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, you will find days in Bohinjsko Jezero are slightly colder (16°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain) (in Solkan), Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob (in Tolmin) and Nova Gorica (Magma X & Reservoir Dogs brewery). Next up on the itinerary: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, and see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums

Side Trips

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: Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Vipava River Spring (in Vipava). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, admire the landmark architecture of Piazza Tito, indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, and make a trip to Tartini Square.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Koper route builder site.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Koper takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bovec in May: high temperatures in Koper hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature

Side Trips

Slovenia travel guide

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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.