10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Koper
Drive
3
Bled
— 5 nights
Drive
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Minneapolis

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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Postojna (Guštarna, Postojna Cave, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary builder.

Minneapolis, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

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Koper

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Koper trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Ljubljana to Koper by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, Koper is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F. You will leave for Bled on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Koper

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Vršič Pass, &more) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Spend the 26th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip maker site.

You can drive from Koper to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Koper in October; daily highs in Bled reach 60°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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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 30th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero online itinerary maker.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. In October, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks
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Highlights from your trip

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.