10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Koper
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Gran Canaria

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Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Škocjan Caves and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Koper trip itinerary planner.

Gran Canaria, Spain to Koper is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Gran Canaria to Koper is 1 hour. Traveling from Gran Canaria in October, things will get a bit cooler in Koper: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Island. Visit Ljubljana Castle and St. Martin's Parish Church for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Bled Castle, Ojstrica, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Spend the 18th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip tool.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in October, things will get slightly colder in Ljubljana: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:

Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 21st (Thu), don't miss a visit to Three Country Border, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, and finally identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Wildlife · Parks
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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.