17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Koper
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kobarid
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Bled
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  26​h
End: Perth

3
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Get some historical perspective at Predjama Castle and Muda Gate. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery and Vinakoper. Get out of town with these interesting Koper side-trips: Park vojaske zgodovine Pivka (in Pivka) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, Head underground at Skocjan Caves, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Park Strunjan, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Histria Botanica.

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Perth, Australia to Koper is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in September, things will get a bit warmer in Koper: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Park vojaske zgodovine Pivka, Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, Scuba & Snorkeling, Skocjan Caves, Nature Park Strunjan
Highlights from your plan
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery ©
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfalls, then contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and finally brush up on your military savvy at Drežnica Village.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kobarid trip builder website .

Getting from Koper to Kobarid by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Koper in October, things will get a bit cooler in Kobarid: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Kobarid

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
Highlights from your plan
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum
Kozjak Waterfalls ©
Kozjak Waterfalls

2
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 3rd (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mojcin dom na Vitrancu, don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border, and then see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Pr Katr in Dovje, examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Kobarid to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Pr Katr in Dovje, Slovenian Alpine Museum
Highlights from your plan
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Pr Katr in Dovje ©
Pr Katr in Dovje
Mojcin dom na Vitrancu ©
Mojcin dom na Vitrancu

5
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Contemporary History (Muzej Novejse Zgodovine Slovenije) and Sneznik Castle Museum. Get some historical perspective at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor (in Maribor), Krizna Jama Cave (in Grahovo) and Gewerkenegg Castle (in Idrija). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilika Mariahilf, pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital, and ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain.

Before you visit Ljubljana, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Idrija, Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor, Basilika Mariahilf, Bogensperk Castle, Krizna Jama Cave
Highlights from your plan
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Franja Partisan Hospital ©
Franja Partisan Hospital
Krizna Jama Cave ©
Krizna Jama Cave

3
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Succursal Church Of The Holy Spirit By The Lake, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then head off the coast to Bled Island, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galerija Mikame. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Vintgar Gorge, then get great views at Ojstrica, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally stroll through Straza Bled.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bled holiday planner .

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Succursal Church Of The Holy Spirit By The Lake, Church of St John the Baptist, Vintgar Gorge, Khislstein Castle and Country Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Bled Island ©
Bled Island
Zipline
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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